Mechanical metaphors of the body- in advertising.

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2 thoughts on “Mechanical metaphors of the body- in advertising.

  1. These commercials all seem to be referencing the incredible work of Fritz Kahn, whose illustrations can be seen here:

    http://www.fritz-kahn.com/gallery.php?site=images&lang=en
    http://socks-studio.com/2012/08/24/fritz-kahn-human-body-as-an-industrialized-world/

    What other mechanical models of the human body can you think of? We have seen some in the readings, and we’ll be considering others later in the course, particularly when we read Emily Martin.

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