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A real challenge for music and art students

The Art Institutes Bonnaroo Student Studio is a creative collabration of Art and media students across the country. The studio was held at the Bonnaroo Art and Music Festival,
The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is a four-day, multi-stage camping festival held on a beautiful 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee every June. Bonnaroo brings together some of the best performers in rock and roll, along with dozens of artists in complementary styles such as jazz, Americana, hip-hop, electronica, and just about any contemporary music you can think of.   The challenge for the students was to work with 15 real art and design projects connected to the festival

One of the project was to create the festival poster an and official T-shirt
The challenge was to capture the creative sprit of the festival in graphic design
Students from The New England Institute of Art worked with the project

“When I first found out about this project I felt honored, then excited, then extremely anxious to get started, but mostly excited. I just wanted to start working on it right then and there.

I first imagined this explosion of colors and shapes completely taking over the art board with silhouettes of a concert crowed going nuts. I envisioned, for lack of better words, a “retro grunge blob of excitement” writes Ben MacDonald on the projects blog page.

The result was a cool T-shirt that really represents the Bonnaroo sprit