Advertising Shits in your Head extract on subvertising and “graphic resistance”
_Not-for-profit publisher Dog Section Press describes itself as a distributor of rebellious literature, and its latest title isn't shy about it._ Advertising Shits in your Head _explores the history and significance of the subvertising movement, featuring contributions from prominent members of the “graphic resistance” including Public Ad Campaign, Brandalism, Special Patrol Group and Dr. D. Here, we publish an exclusive extract._
Brandalism: 82 Artists Install 600 Fake Ads Across Paris to Protest the COP21 Climate Conference
Just days before the start of the UN COP21 Climate Conference held in Paris and during the French state of emergency following terrorist attacks earlier this November, 600 posters were covertly distributed and hung within the city. The posters were not taped to poles or distributed in public grounds
See The Results Of “Brandalism,” The World’s First Collaborative Act Of Ad Subversion
Combining the efforts of 25 artists from 8 countries, “Brandalism” is the world’s first international “subvertising” collaboration.
It May Look Like Advertising, But Look Closer And You'll See What It Really Is
For the past two years, artists across the United Kingdom have been doing something bold ... and illegal. They perform these "takeovers" where they remove existing advertisements from bus stops and replace them with messages that are non-sponsored and speak directly to the people who use the streets. It's not for promotion — the point is to take away just a couple lanes of corporate-driven communication and remind people to think about other, more important topics (and to think for…
These guerrilla anti-Tory adverts are appearing all over London
A series of mock election adverts have been placed on bus stops and public transport around London. Designs made by satirical artist Darren Cullen have been plastered around London on public transport advertising boards. The movement is called 'Subvertising', which replaces adverts with subversive images and mock adverts. One set of activists, known as 'Special Patrol Group'