cinematic projection of messages

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Blue Apple

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Persian (Iran)
What is the relation between "cinematic projection of messages" and "Vladimir Tatlin’s project for a Monument"?

Again this is highly reminiscent of practices established in Russia shortly after the October Revolution of 1917, when the notion of fine art was discredited and replaced by the more directly socially relevant categories of agitational propaganda art (agit-prop), laboratory art and production art. Unsurprisingly, agit-prop art largely consisted of poster work, although, more unexpectedly, the use of ‘high-tech’ was anticipated in projects for the cinematic projection of messages (Most famously, for example, Vladimir Tatlin’s project for a Monument to the Third International). The aims of Russian agit-prop art were to spread the revolutionary message as widely, quickly and directly as possible to a population that was frequently uneducated and, in remoter parts of Russia, unaware of the Revolution and the political issues that prompted it (Art and Advertising by Joan Gibbons).

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    English-US, standard and medical
    The author is citing Vladimir Tatlin's project as an example of cinematic projection of messages.
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