Poder / Power Typographic Installation in Argentina


In 2001, savings from Argentinian citizens were confiscated to pay the country’s debt, resulting in deaths and the government’s collapse. One year later, the urban art group Periferia staged a typographic intervention in front of a government building, using word play with the verb Poder (meaning Power)

by Grupo Calljero Periferia / Benites, Corda, Doberti, Kuperman, and Zech for the People of Buenos Aires City, Argentina

Milton Glaser and Mirko Ilic, The Design of Dissent. Glouster, MA: Rockport Publishers, 2004. p 193