Using foil with four color silkscreen with gloss black ink the artist Emek creates
the appearance of an oil sheen in his commentary on the BP oil spill. In addition to posters of social commentary Emek is known for his design of rock posters for such groups as Pearl Jam, Radiohead, and Marilyn Manson. In November of 2010, Emek released his first book, a 300-page retrospective of his career as a rock poster artist published by Gingko Press. It has a glow in the dark cover.
Emek lives in Portland, Oregon. He was born in Israel.