Hindsight is always 20/20

by mediachef at 11:22 am 2008-01-21
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Hindsight is always 20/20 - Nixon
R. Luke DuBois is a multi-faceted artist, musician, filmmaker whose series of works Hindsight is always 20/20 will be exhibited as public art at the Democratic National Convention in Denver.

The works are non-partisan in the sense that they are basically a quantitative analysis of word frequency in each of the President’s inaugural speeches since George Washington (except Harrison and Garfield). Laid out as a typical (Snellen) eye chart, they become a somewhat tongue-in-cheek but also surprisingly meaningful test of political acuity. Guess who gave the following speeches:

We’d love to see these in the Concourse of the Xcel Center in St. Paul during the RNC in September!

Answers via R. Luke DuBois, Hindsight is always 20/20

One Comment

  1. by Ariah Fine at 10:59 pm 2008-1-26

    Wow those are cool!