Assignment 3 – Re-appropriating Images Reflective Commentary

Reflections on Visual Communications (Part 3). Continue reading “Assignment 3 – Re-appropriating Images Reflective Commentary”

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Assignment 3 – Re-appropriating Images: The Relevance of Time and Place to the Interpretation of the European Flag

The image of the European flag (fig. 1) is widely seen on European Union (EU) products, online, citizenship documents such as passports and Customs signs at border crossings. It was designed to signify unity in 1955 but in 2016 Banksy responded to the UK’s EU referendum result by creating a work that re-appropriated the flag, subverting its intended meaning. Continue reading “Assignment 3 – Re-appropriating Images: The Relevance of Time and Place to the Interpretation of the European Flag”