Last month AIGA published an interesting piece discussing the role of posters in the contemporary social media driven political scene. With the United States in the midst of the 2016 presidential election cycle, the article poses the question: how relevant is the humble political poster today?
From Warhol to Shepard Fairey, the piece discusses some of the most iconic political posters in history and moves on to address the challenges that the poster faces in a culture where people look down at a screen for information instead of up.
Check out the full article here, and let us know what you think! Do you think that political posters can still make a difference?