<body> Public Ad Campaign: Sean Martindale - Simultaneous Advertising Takeovers in Madrid and Toronto
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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Sean Martindale - Simultaneous Advertising Takeovers in Madrid and Toronto

Sean Martindale, artist and ToSAT organizer contributed his sentiments to the MaSAT project in two cities. Using the text format, Sean decided on "We interrupt this program". This text was translated into Spanish and we installed it for him in Madrid on 03-30-11. On the same day, halfway around the world, Sean installed the English translation in Toronto. Thanks for taking it there Sean.

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Blogger King Corvid said...

Stepping on the toes of advertisements is a great way to get a message across. Good job!

Blogger Art said...

I agree that it sometimes is effective. But is it art? And is it legal? I guess nobody cares about what is legal when it comes to ad takeovers? Am I missing something? 2wrongsdontmakeitright


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