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Stunde Null (after McMurtry)

Taking a xenophobic cartoon published in a national newspaper that sought to demonize health and safety legislation, the human protagonists of the image have been digitally removed and the remaining desert island had been printed in a British Empire pink, centring the primitive/paradise trope. This image was inserted in the Whitechapel Editions Utopia book in the Stuart Hall Library as part of Ting Ting Cheng’s audio tour ‘On The Desert Island.


Stunde Null (after McMurtry)


Political cartoon by Stanley McMurtry, initially published in the January 28th 2010 issue of The Daily Mail, with alterations

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