Graphic Design as Political Weapon
The impact of visuals
Posters on causes can only go so far, but exploiting their potential to maximum effect calls for a clever, crystal clear way of laying out the information. An organisation aptly called Visualizing Impact, based in Beirut, has found just such a way of drawing attention to the Palestinian situation. Employing infographics and crisp graphic design, its posters address the issues at hand head-on, responding to Israeli oratory in a direct and meaningful fashion. The evidence is there: the Visualizing Palestine campaign packs a pretty punch.