For the longest, we have been saying that we do more than create t-shirts for black greek lettered organizations (BGLO’s). Up until now this has been limited to our few “Power Your Imagination” T-Shirt designs (www.ArtOfficialShop.com). We believe that in order to develop a more creative, entrepreneurial, communal, and supportive environment, people must take it upon themselves to do so in creative ways.
With that being said, Power Your Imagination (PYI) is not just our motto, but an initiative…a movement where AOI will collaborate with individuals, non-profit organizations, companies, other movements, and institutions to power the imagination of others.
There are a few ways that we will do this. One of them is “Synthetic Symphony”.
Synthetic Symphony is an AOI initiative to connect and partner with emerging artists whose body of work and mission aligns with AOI’s. We will share information and resources that highlight the artists, the work they do, as well as how they power the imagination of others.
For example, say there is a music artist that stretches the boundaries of his/her genre or music in general. This artist stands up for his/her beliefs and actively encourages others to maintain that same integrity in the work they do.
Should AOI decide to support this artist there are a number of ways we could potentially show our support…
- Blog Highlights
- AOI would mention the artist on our blog and share interviews, sample work, links and other resources that put a spotlight on how they power the imagination of the AOI staff and others in the community at large.
- Direct Sponsorship
- AOI may choose to sponsor an entity by providing merchandise, cash, staff support, marketing support, etc.
- Brand Alliance
- AOI may choose to link with an entity and allow the association of both our and the entity’s brands to power one another through various mediums.
As stated, we intend on using this model to collaborate with more than artists. We will also be joining forces with non-profit organizations, individuals, companies, movements, and institutions that share our passion for approaching life from a different angle.
Stay Tuned for PYI updates and for information on how you can become involved with the PYI movement!!!