Shapingba PSA

Shapingba_PSA

The format, presentation, positioning, and theme of public service announcements. The universal (or not?) cultural message of the handshake as a sign of friendship (or perhaps just the simplest to depict graphically). Is this in reaction to something, or is it preemptive? I have not seen this in any other neighborhoods (or cities).

Rough translation:
“Let us from this moment make friends
Flowers rely upon [their] scent and beauty
People rely upon [their] civility and charisma”

Consider the set of behaviors your local government most fervently wishes to inspire in you, and how they choose to convey those desires to the populace. Is it through physical, or digital means?

Also: A very interesting review of different contexts’ approaches to “handshake execution” – complete with relative strength, gender norms, handshake initiators, and more.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s