Can Jokes Bring Down Governments? Memes, Design and Politics, Metahaven

Can Jokes Bring Down Governments? Memes, Design and Politics

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Metahaven is an Amsterdam-based design collective specialising in politics and aesthetics. Founded by Daniel van der Velden and Vinca Kruk, Metahaven’s work reflects political and social issues through research-driven design, and design-driven research. In 2010, Metahaven published Uncorporate Identity, a design anthology for our dystopian age, with Lars Müller Publishers. Vinca Kruk teaches editorial design at ArtEZ Academy of Art and Design, Arnhem. Daniel van der Velden teaches design at Yale University, New Haven, and at the Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam.
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Shawn Goff
Shawn Goffshared an impressionlast year
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Good for academic purposes

thebookishomeshared an impression2 years ago
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Politic made by a spoon of joke and some crap things

Юлия Данилова
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Bas Grasmayer
Bas Grasmayerhas quoted5 years ago
Politicians in Europe are more afraid of financial markets than of their own people.
thebookishomehas quoted2 years ago
Jokes are an active, living and mobile form of disobedience
Юлия Данилова
Юлия Даниловаhas quotedlast month
When financial trader Alessio Rastani, in a BBC interview, famously asserted that “governments don’t run the world, Goldman Sachs does” it left the presenters in a real state of shock.
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