It is a truism to observe that a cascade of big issues now dominates our lives and our consciousness as global citizens. We all know the issues - social media, TV, radio and print are saturated with dystopian stories screaming at us 24/7. Humanity is suffering far less than in the past from war, disease or famine and yet it feels like we are always in crisis and in a constant state of anxiety. There are crowds holding up placards somewhere every day as civil protest remains a vital democratic tool for people to have their say. PLAYLIST  uses  the relationship between text and image to explore this zeitgeist.