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These posters demonstrate the phenomenon of spectacles: eye-catching and strangely attractive, it is a distraction from reality. Upon taking a cl… Read More
These posters demonstrate the phenomenon of spectacles: eye-catching and strangely attractive, it is a distraction from reality. Upon taking a closer look, the posters reveal harsh images of reality that are embedded within them, suggesting serious issues that are being overshadowed by daily spectacles. Projecting them in unexpected public spaces will allow them to act as spectacles as well as call attention to the issues that they each address. Read Less
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spec · ta · cle  (n.)  
 
1.  a visually striking performance or display.
2.  an organization of appearances that are simultaneously
     enticing, deceptive, distracting, and superficial.
3.  a society dominated by electronic media, consumption, and surveillance,
     reducing citizens to spectators by political neutralization.
Spectacle No.1 (War and Poverty)
 
Spectacle No.2 (Environmental Destruction)
The term 'poster' is not necessarily limited to print only.
By projecting them large-scale in unexpected public spaces, the posters are able to act and
behave as real spectacles as well as effectively call to attention the issues that they each address.