More montage…

I have been struck by two recent book covers: for Slavoj Zizek’s Year of Living Dangerously and Michael Shapiro’s Studies in Trans-Disciplinary Method. The Zizek cover is an original montage that in some ways recalls kennardphillipps’ Photo Op (link here), while Shapiro uses an image from Martha Rosler’s second Bringing the War Home series, made in response to the Iraq war (the first dealt with Vietnam). More evidence to suggest the continuing attraction of montage as critical strategy, or at least marketing device…

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