The poster comments on the subject (racism) in a non-direct way, trying to invoke the reader visually into the inevitable conclusion. It has multiple reads, that provoke critical thinking and raise awareness on the subject and its results globally.
"Sycamore Trees" by Ricky Ian Gordon at the Signature Theater, Arlington Virginia until June 20, 2010
It's creative to use the broken plate to form a tree shape. The negative space is working well in contrasting with the plate. Also, the plate is shattered in the perfect way to create an interesting tree shape out of the dark background.
I like this typography design because I find it clever that the text is in the shape of a trumpet but tangled up so it spells the word Jazz. I also love the sort of neon noodle sign look to it as well as that fits the jazz era.