Revue Faire #29
210 x 297mm, 32 pages.
Paris, France (Bilingual, French & English)
First published in 2017
Editors: Sacha Leopold & Francis Havegeer
Published 15 times a year alongside the French university year, October to May, Revue Faire is a vital addition to the small selection of journals addressing graphic design from a critical standpoint.
Every issue has a different subject and visual theme; issue 29 looks athe role of dance in Nazi propaganda.
‘The British origins of synchronized dancing—invented in 1880 by John Tiller in a cotton mill—were quickly forgotten in Berlin, where periodicals established themselves as the expression of standardization and American capitalism. The famous Tiller Girls had become the modern figure of the “New Woman”, performing in shows attracting more than four million spectators each year. A seduced Hitler asked for his own troupe: the Hiller Girls. Face to face, both periodicals look like strictly indistinguishable replicas, apart from their opposite messages.’