On Corporate Graffiti

In honour of Public Ad Campaign—which is adbusting abroad today—here is a short documentary I made as part of my masters thesis about illegal billboards and the New York Street Advertising Takeovers.

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Last month, dozens of New York artists and activists battled the clutter of consumerism in a guerrilla-style billboard takeover. Mobilized by Jordan Seiler and the Public Ad Campaign, the 24-hour direct action replaced nearly 19,000 square feet of illegal advertising with original, anti-corporate street art.