Not-yet-President Barack Obama promised hope, change, and high speed Internet to the masses.
Remember the Obama “Hope” poster? Stylistically, this poster cribs Hope to tout fiber optics. For my part the blue lines for shading are strings of 1’s and 0’s to reinforce the computer-ness of the message.
This commission was the vision of the proprietor of the Coleman Gallery. It went on display in time for the 2008 presidential election.