The 2015 Canadian Election

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The Canadian Election of 2015 reflected a large shift in the political landscape, a change after 8 years of conservative rule. The outpour of commentary from celebrities, political activists, social media outlets, and the political parties themselves during the election reflected the call for change as well as the conflict that existed between the right and left parties. In looking at the imagery and content produced throughout 2015 campaign, you will see how each party curated their leaders presence to the public as well as how the citizens and celebrities advocated for change. This website will explore the implications of visual, celebrity, activist, and social media culture that were present in the election.