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Strange fascination: image in music and politics Part One

Garland, Ruth (2013) Strange fascination: image in music and politics Part One. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (16 Dec 2013). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

An artist like David Bowie is able to use images to create a remarkable bond between his own creativity and his audience. Those images primarily evoke feelings of pleasure but they also resonate with all kinds of social and even ideological concepts that we enjoy as part of the ‘pop culture’ experience. In this essay in two parts, LSE Media PhD student Ruth Garland explores the links between our experience of these kinds of images and political communication. With democracy suffering a crisis of confidence she questions the relationship between images and political meaning through the ages.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
M Music and Books on Music > M Music
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 15 May 2017 13:11
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 14:45
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/77032

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