Jose Melendez Contreras 1972

Jose Melendez Contreras 1972

A highly modern minimalist composition and design, this poster advertising the film by the same name, relies on text to shape and form the illustration. Brainless John presents a profile of a man’s head with a hollow space instead of a brain whose emptiness has been crammed with the ever-repeating words “propaganda” and “si”. Ironically, the film utilizes elements of propaganda to argue against it. The film was shown in 1960 in the Melbourne, Venice, and Edinburg Film Festivals

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