Example Manifesto #1

In class, we will be reading two “manifestos” of America that were originally published with accompanying images (Baudrillard and Warhol). The manifesto genre, however, is wide and varied, so feel free to look beyond Baudrillard and Warhol for inspiration for your own Manifesto assignment.

For example, Karl Marx and Frederich Engels wrote what has become one of the most influential manifestos of the modern era, “The Communist Manifesto.” The text for it can be found here: http://www.anu.edu.au/polsci/marx/classics/manifesto.html

Aligning well with the AMS 30 focus on images, you might also find the following visual interpretation of “The Communist Manifesto” inspiring:


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