Depoliticisation of climate change art

On September 6th I blogged images of the Rising Tide sculpture by Jason deCaires Taylor. Compare and contrast the designboom link below with the image of the Totally Thames text panel next to the sculpture. Totally Thames manage to completely depoliticise the work…

Rising tide Totally Thames text etc 023

http://www.designboom.com/art/jason-decaires-taylor-submerges-thames-rising-tide-horsemen-london-09-14-2015/

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One thought on “Depoliticisation of climate change art

  1. It’s so brazen – we have to jump through all sorts of double-think hoops to accept that it is a description of the actual artwork standing next to it. Weird. Pretty shocking.

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