Just a bunch of dogs waiting for their owners at polling stations on election day

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 11 May 2015

While Brits took to the polls to submit their vote on election day this past week, a new hashtag started to emerge on Twitter: #dogsatpollingstations. Yup, what’s more interesting that voting for the next PM? These photos of dogs waiting for their owners outside polling stations.

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Fleet of Unfulfilled Election Promises

Nini Baseema Contributor

By Nini Baseema in New Art on Tuesday 6 November 2012

With the American election currently dominating the media, I often find myself wondering: How much of what citizens of democracies are promised today will be kept by the winning parties tomorrow? And do we ever sanction that enough as voters? The installation “Fleet of unfulfilled election promises” deals with the very subject rather creatively. The electoral programs of the current government in Madrid were folded and turned into an “enlightened” fleet of small paper boats only to be flushed down the street during a ritual cleaning: once the installation was completed the wet and now unreadable, paper boats were picked up and deposited into paper recycling containers.

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