The Histomap, created by John B. Sparks in 1931, depicts 4,000 years of world history and the ebb and flow of the "relative power of contemporary states, nations and empires" in one insanely beautiful and brilliant chart.
"Belief is tricky because left to its own devices it can court a kind of surety, an unquestioning allegiance that fears doubt and destroys difference."
— Barbara Kruger, Artist
Today in US Government I presented a selection of posters from the AIGA’s annual Get Out The Vote civic design program. The class discussed what they thought the message was that each poster conveyed and what visual cues were used by the designers to communicate it. The students then used the S.I.G.H.T. Method worksheet to critically analyze the poster of their choice.