2016 was a shocking year in terms of “online” realities vs “real” realities. After Donald Trump’s election in November 2016 the idea that we were living in a world where alternative facts recurrently became more valuable and convincing than scientific facts became a reality. In this ambiguous and slippery territory between the online world of bubbled realities and the real world, We’ve Been Trumped! responds to online Tweets, comments and actions made my Donald Trump. It becomes a poetic and critical response to the reality of politics in a world dominated by the internet.
“Relating or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief”. Oxford Dictionaries, 2016
“When you are a star you can grab women by the pussy...you can do anything”.
"The concept of Global Warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive".
“I will build a great wall - and nobody builds walls better than me, I will build a great, great wall on our southern border, and I will make Mexico pay for that wall. Mark my words”