The "Nouveau Salon des Cent" portfolio consists of a
hundred posters created by one hundred of the best graphic designers
time, from 24 different countries including China, Japan, Mexico,
Brazil, Zimbabwe, the United-States and most of the European countries,
as a tribute to Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, for the Centenary of
death, 1901-2001. Initiated by the Toulouse-Lautrec Museum Partners'
Club. In cooperation with the Toulouse-Lautrec Museum of Albi.
printing was limited to only 380. The posters have been exhibited
in major museums and galleries around the world.
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The Designer - Chaz Maviyane-Davies
The controversial Zimbabwean design consultant and filmmaker once
described by Design magazine (UK) as the guerrilla of graphic design's,
credentials include an MA in Graphic Design (with distinction)
from the Central School of Art and Design in London, and an Advanced
Diploma in Postgraduate film-making from the Central St. Martins
School of Art and Design London.
He also spent a year in Japan studying three-dimensional design
and ten months in Malaysia working on various design projects related
to consumerism, health, nutrition and human rights for the International
Organization of Consumers Unions and JUST World Trust.
His design work experience in London includes time with Fulcrum
(Design Consultants), Newell and Sorrell Design Ltd., as well as
a stint in the Department of Graphic Design of BBC Television.
Until recently he ran the renowned design studio in Harare called
Maviyane-Project since 1983. As a result of the social, human
and confrontational nature of his work, he felt compelled to temporarily
leave his homeland because of the adverse political climate there.
He is presently an Associate Professor of Design at the Massachusetts
College of Art in Boston.
Films written, directed and produced by Chaz include 'After the
Wax' a personal view of nationality and identity (1991, 17 min,
16 mm in colour). This work has been screened at several film festivals
and television channels around the world where it has won several
awards and accolades.
As well as being published in numerous International magazines
and newspapers, his work has also been acknowledged in 'Who's Who
in Graphic Design', 'First Choice: Leading International Designers',
'Rewriting the Rules of Graphic Design', 'Digital Portfolios Unzipped',
'Graphic Agitation' and was included in the list 'ID Forty' ID
magazine's annual honours list profiling leading-edge designers
from around the world. New York 1998.
Besides extensive individual and group exhibitions worldwide,
his design work has been represented in most of the largest international
graphic, invitational and poster exhibitions from 1980 to the present
time, while he has also been invited to judge several International
exhibitions and competitions.
His work is included in several international permanent collections
in various galleries.
He has won several International and National awards for design