The Propeller Group examines the branding of nations and ideologies via globalized mass media, reflecting on the construction of propaganda, the definition of communism, way in which our reading of a publicity campaign is affected by its cultural context. The three artists talk about their five-channel video work Television Commercial for Communism, explaining that it incorporates documentation of a series of brainstorming sessions, and outline their plans to produce a “real commercial.” [July 2013]


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