BBC WHITE MARCHES (3) — IN PLAIN SIGHT

The BBC, of course, broadcasts not only music but spoken word and drama. The music motif of the sculptures can be taken as symbolic of the hypnotic power of the new medium as a whole, not only its light entertainment wing. Even without the perverted subtext, the series reads like a parable of social engineering, the induction of a hypnoid trance that leaves its subjects isolated and vulnerable.