What if Women
Ruled the World
Visual Identity, PostersManchester International Festival, June 2017
At the end of his remarkable film Dr Strangelove, Stanley Kubrick foresaw a post-apocalyptic future in which dominant alpha males would repopulate the Earth, with ten women assigned to every man. Yael Bartana's groundbreaking film and performance project, presents the opposite scenario, placing women in charge of a world in desperate need of a new vision. In a war room, a group of 10 women is confronted by some of the urgent crises of our time, as the clock ticks...
The Project's visual identity and poster series, inspired by cold war political posters aesthetics, refers to some of the urgent crises of our time such as climate change, military escalation and mass migration.
In colaboration with Gila Kaplan