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Artists and designers make items for sale at Sundance 2014

First Published      Last Updated Nov 25 2013 01:57 pm

| courtesy Sundance Institute This postcard portfolio by artist/filmmaker Andrew Dosunmu, with photos he took in his native Africa, is one of the items curated by designer Todd Oldham to be sold for the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Proceeds from the sale of these items benefits the nonprofit Sundance Institute.

Some well-known designers and artists are collaborating with the Sundance Institute, and with designer Todd Oldham, on limited-edition items for the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.

The items will be on sale at festival stores during the Park City event, Jan. 16-26, or available for sale and pre-order now at the Sundance store website.

The items are:

• A set of pie plates, designed by actor/artist Susan Sarandon.

• A duffel bag, made from recycled 2013 Sundance Film Festival banners, by designer Anna Sui.

• A snowglobe by artist Wayne White.

• A wool scarf, with silkscreened designs (a suit and tie at one end, a diamond necklace on the other), designed by artist/poet/filmmaker Miranda July ("Me and You and Everyone We Know").

• An artist's journal, with artwork by artist/filmmaker Floria Sigismondi ("The Runaways").

• A postcard portfolio by photographer/filmmaker Andrew Dosunmu ("Mother of George"), with photos shot in his native Africa.

• A concert t-shirt (still forthcoming) designed by Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl (whose documentary "Sound City" played at Sundance last year).

-- Sean P. Means



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