Elevator Music 31: Political Echo Chamber

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Aug 13 2016 - Jan 1 2017

Elevator Music 31: Political Echo Chamber features American political advertisements from the emergence of television in the mid-20th century to the present day. The selected advertisements are from both high- and low-profile races. Their tones range from serious and grave to downright ridiculous. And while they all try to connect with and influence the viewer, only some succeed. A variety of advertising tactics are employed, including provocative statements, powerful imagery, and even subliminal messaging, to persuade the audience about candidate.

Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website.

  • Multi-media / Digital / Video
  • American
  • 20th Century
  • Political / Satire / Documentary

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