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Potato Head Politicians

Published on January 28, 2016 by   ·   No Comments Pin It
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Currently, political vitriol is at an all-time high, voter participation has tumbled to a shocking low, and the 2016 primaries are raining down upon us like hail in a hurricane. Known for her internet art including Thanksgiving Special, Broga, and Dr. Dreidel, Hannah Rothstein is a conceptual artist and painter who has now created Mr. & Mrs. Politico Head that lets you create your own ideal candidate.

She invites us to:

“Mix and match the candidates’ features to your heart’s delight. No matter the combination you choose, they’ll all remain the same underneath! On a deeper level, Mr. & Mrs. Politico Head challenges viewers to think critically about the presidential race as a whole. By blending the candidates with a beloved American toy, this project draws parallels between games and politics: Is this all an elaborate round of monopoly, reality TV, or charades? Do candidates simply put on whatever face necessary to win? ”

Politico Head by Hannah Rothstein

Politico Head by Hannah Rothstein

 

Politico Head Bernie Politico Head Clinton Politico Head Trump

You can buy one or donate to Hannah’s work here. Follow Hannah on Instagram: hrothsteinart

 

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