Sustained Signage
Don Ritter, 2016
12 silk screen prints on aluminum, each 41 x 58 cm, edition of 50
4 computer animations, each 30-40 seconds

Sustained Signage is a series of contemporary prints and animations that depict issues of sustainability, including the destruction of the Earth through war, overuse of natural resources, global warming, and the exploitation of workers. The project consists of four short computer animated narratives and twelve silk-screen prints on metal, each having a pictographic style resembling road signs.


photo of curator Harald Kraemer during opening in Vienna

Exhibitions of Sustained Signage:

Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, Hong Kong, 2021
Balance-Unbalance Conference, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2018 (animations)
University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria, 2016
City University of Hong Kong, 2016

The four animations were promoted internationally in 2016 through YouTube, where they were viewed 773,000 times.


Supported by the Campus Sustainability Fund of the City University of Hong Kong.

Contact Don Ritter for exhibition of prints or animations. information for collectors