Cuba is full of these giant billboards. They’re imposing and pre-historic and grabbed hold of my attention in the same way as a Tyrannosaurus Rex would’ve done. They tell powerful stories about a political philosophy which is as beautiful as it is dying.
These billboards remind me of Stalin and the Soviet Union, of food coupons and the early days feminist propaganda. My thoughts wander to ‘the good old days’ when advertising was supposed to hold a message beyond boosting sales numbers.
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