<body> Public Ad Campaign: Street Artists Take on New York's Illegal Billboards

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Street Artists Take on New York's Illegal Billboards

The Atlantic online just posted an interview with the director of This Space Available, Gwenealle Gobe. In the article there is an excerpt from the movie which focuses on PublicAdCampaign.
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In an excerpt from the feature documentary This Space Available, Jordan Seiler's Public Ad Campaign mobilizes volunteers to whitewash the advertising taking over urban environments. Although the ads themselves are illegal, some of the activists are arrested for their efforts. Seiler, however, prefers to describe the activists' work as civil disobedience, and also promotes less invasive ways to take back public space. In a recent project, Public Ad Campaign collaborated with The Heavy Projects to create an augmented reality app that replaced ads in Times Square with art when viewed on an iPad screen. More [HERE]

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