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The Politically Potent Medium of the Poster

by David Doody

Tags: posters, patrick maun, genocide, conflict minerals, Arts, Politics, David Doody,

Patrick Maun Can You Hear Me Now Image

In the past artist Patrick Maun has tackled genocide through "the politically potent medium of the poster" and other mediums in his Genocide Project:

Maun’s most recent poster (Can You Hear Me Now?) for the latest Poster Offensive—a project started in response to the re-election of George W. Bush in 2004—takes on the issue of  “conflict minerals in Africa and our dependence on them for high-tech gadgets, computers and other detritus of daily life.”

Patrick Maun Can You Hear Me Now Detail Image

Images by Patrick Maun.