Total World arose out of my frustration and anger at the misuse of language in the political and economic worlds. Soundbites from politicians, promises from manufacturers and service providers; blandishments, grandiose claims, and simple solutions, all are suspect. We trust nobody, and rightly so, because we know, deep down, that they are not telling us the truth.

 

What better way to bring attention to the abject state of our public discourse than with the humble poster? Featuring banal slogans and updated for our precarious times with collaged images from magazines, these drawings on paper spoof the meaningless hyperbole and hollow turns and phrases that too often pass for rational discourse in our shallow times.