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www.beimmortal.net is about capturing the identity of artists via shirts. Its dedication & understanding that one's art lives forever. Read more

Detroit, MI Couture
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www.beimmortal.net is about capturing the identity of artists via shirts. Its dedication & understanding that one's art lives forever.

Detroit, MI Couture
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Greetings,

My name is Kahn Santori Davison. Welcome to my t-shirt and photography prints company: Primal Immortality.

The t-shirts are apparel for artists and creative professionals. I started this business because I've always wondered what has driven me to become a poet and a photographer. In fact, I began to wonder what drives all of us. I think that it’s to become immortal. It’s to create a piece or body of work that will live forever. It’s to make sure that whatever your contribution to society is – that you do it at a level where it will outlive you. As an artist, isn’t this something we all want? To produce the kind of work that will be talked about and studied forever?

The reason why we know the names Pollack, Gordon Parks, Frost, Langston Hughes, Basquait, is because their work is timeless. It’s immortal. It will never die. And as an artist, isn’t that the one thing we all want? To produce the kind of work that will be talked about and studied forever?

Now, the word primal is used the same way you might use the word “throwback.” So, do you see images of film cameras, tapes, boom boxes, records, typewriters, and other artistic tools that technology has left behind? I used these to remind us that some of the best art was made with minimal tools. You don’t need technology to be immortal. The human being is what makes the art immortal, not the machine.

We’re asking for 3 thousand dollars.

1. To build up our inventory for some of our shirts.

2. To keep the print series going. Got Film & Sonic Boom- a tribute to old school hip-hop technology.

Themes you will have with Primal Immortality: wearing who you are, reaching back to move forward, who you want to become, being immortal.

What makes this t-shirt company different from all other T-shirt start-ups? Primal Immortality is dedicated to encouraging mankind to create art and to create the best versions of itself. You only live once but your contributions can live forever.

Primal Immortality is about capturing the identity of the artist, no matter the medium. The main purpose of the artist is to create work that will be timeless, that will continue to live and breathe even when the artist is no longer here. That’s what being immortal is all about.

Help me build something meaningful.

Our Classic Be Immortal T
Our Classic Be Immortal T
Our Writer's Tee & Painter's Tee
Our Writer's Tee & Painter's Tee
From the "Got Film? Series
From the "Got Film? Series
Ode To LL from our "Sonic Boom" Series
Ode To LL from our "Sonic Boom" Series
Be Immortal
Be Immortal
For Artists and all Creative Professionals
For Artists and all Creative Professionals
Our Classic Be Immortal Tee
Our Classic Be Immortal Tee
Be Immortal
Be Immortal
These are some of our shirts & concept shirts we would like to bring to life
These are some of our shirts & concept shirts we would like to bring to life

Risks and challenges

When starting an apparel company the biggest risk and challenge is have a solid screen printing company that will come through for you. We have that and in case they don’t come through – we have a backup!! If there is any delay in shipping – you will be notified ASAP!!

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    Pledge 25 – The Be Immortal Classic T-shirt or one 8x12 of your choice.

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    Pledge 50 – 2 shirts (one Classic Immortal Tee and one of your choice), and 1 8x12 print of your choice.

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    Pledge 100 – 3 Shirts (one Classic Immortal Tee and and 2 others) and 2 prints w/free shipping, stickers, and Be Immortal beanie.

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    Pledge 150 – 4 shirts, personal phone call from me saying thank you, 4 prints, a written up feature on you and on our blog and a Facebook page about what makes you immortal

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    Pledge 200 – 4 shirts from our product line, plus everything from above and a custom photographed/designed print and the donor gets to choose the subject matter (but it must relate to the “be immortal” theme)

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Funding period

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