AN EXHIBITION BASED ON

‘ADVICE, LIKE YOUTH, PROBABLY’

DUTCH DESIGN WEEK 2015

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THE GRADUATION SPEECH BY MARY SCHMICH IN 1997, WHICH WAS PUBLISHED IN THE CHICAGO TIMES, BECAME FAMOUS IN THE DISTINCT AND 90’S VISUAL INSPIRED MUSIC VIDEO BAZ LUHRMANN’S: ‘EVERYBODY’S FREE TO WEAR SUNSCREEN’.

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THE SPEECH INCLUDES LIFE LESSONS WHICH HAVE A PHILOSOPHICAL AND CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE, THOSE WHO ARE STILL RELEVANT TO DATE.

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SIX POSTERS WITH SIX SENTENCES FROM THE SPEECH

wear sunscreen

Enjoy your body. Use it every way you can. Don't be afraid of it or of what other people think of it. It's the greatest instrument you'll ever own.”


Mary Schmich

Do one thing every day that scares you.


Mary Schmich

Chicago Tribune

Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young’

June 1, 1997

“Wear sunscreen.

If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it.”

Mary Schmich

“Do not read beauty magazines. They will only make you feel ugly.”

(female version)


Mary Schmich

“Do not read beauty magazines. They will only make you feel ugly.”

(male version)


Mary Schmich

‘Wear Sunscreen’

Exhibition


Dutch Design Week

October, 2015

Eindhoven

‘Wear Sunscreen’

Exhibition


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September, 2017

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