jonas staal | p | propaganda

the term propaganda is richer in meaning than we may think – Jonas Staal uses his voice as an artist to make us reflect on other possibilities the word brings.

ditch the negative connotation of propaganda and instead consider it as a way to plant seeds, ideas, and imaginaries, that can be harvested across a different generation to build alternative worlds.

embrace the freedom to propagate the world-making capability of art and turn against dominant and rigid attitudes.

Jonas Staal is a visual artist and activist whose work deals with the relationship between art, propaganda, and democracy. he is the founder of New World Summit, an artistic and political organization that develops parliaments with and for stateless, blacklisted, and autonomist organizations.