The Guardian of the Spectacle

The Guardian of the Spectacle

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How can the graphic design of a popular, contemporary daily newspaper be 'dActourned' to reveal its ideological function? This question is addressed in a new undergraduate thesis at MalmAp University, Sweden, based on an ideological analysis of The Guardian. Using Guy Debord and the Situationists method of dActournement, five of its front pages have been redesign and printed as an implementation of the conclusions drawn. The prints were sent back to the editors as a reversed subscription.The (3)Screen printing presses themsel- ves are mechanical and work without being connected to a mainframe or any other digi- tal system. Simpler presses can be operated manually, without electricity. This was one of the reasons French anbsp;...

Title:The Guardian of the Spectacle
Author:Krister Bladh - 2010-08-01


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