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  • 07/30/2008

Z-Trip, Shepard Fairey Team Up for Obama

Can't imagine Nixon ever having a former skateboarder-turned graphic design star take his likeness, but Barack Obama's proven himself a fine subject for such a thing, what with the Shepard Fairey's limited edition Obama prints selling out in mere minutes. Z-Trip thinks so too, it seems, and he's teaming up with Fairey to throw a fundraiser party in support of the hopeful candidate.

On Friday, August 1, the Echoplex in L.A. will host both artists (Fairey DJs under the name Diabetic), along with L.A.-based DJ Troublemaker and some yet-to-be announced guests. The first 100 people through the door will receive one of the aforementioned prints, signed by Fairey. Festivities are steep, at $20, but seeing as this is a fundraiser, it sort of makes sense.

2 comments Z-Trip, Shepard Fairey Team Up for Obama

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Wed, 07/30/2008 - 17:01

20$ is steep? someone hasn't visited ebay in a while have they!?

Sherry (not verified) Wrote

Fri, 08/01/2008 - 16:51

I have two ticket to this and can't use them. Giving them away. If you want them email me at sherwood4@gmail.com

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