Showcases the power of photography as a manipulative tool used to manipulate human emotions by, for example, the use of commercial advertising to create an elusive obsession with youth and physical perfection. You will see in the Persuasion, propaganda, and photography Video how commercial advertising exploit viewers’ fascination with being a celebrity, violence, and sexuality.
The video documents how photogenic people cunningly use the visual media to dominate the political scene. Commentary of the Persuasion, Propaganda, and Photography Video is done by Steve Luker-former creative director with Publicis and Hai Riney, Julia Brashares-museum director, and Shanto Iyengar-director of the Political Communication Lab at Stanford University among others.
If you want to learn about some aspects of photography and its commercial application; the Persuasion, Propaganda, and photography Video (DVD) also come in handy. The video plays for 27 minutes long.View a Preview Clip