Pip Thornton”s work explores linguistic capitalism and the economic, cultural and political effects of the monetisation of language by Google’s search and advertising platforms
Featuring original essays from prominent media scholars discussing Banksy and Shepard Fairey, foundational texts such as Mark Dery’s culture jamming manifesto, and artwork by and interviews with noteworthy culture jammers including the Guerrilla Girls, The Yes Men, and Reverend Billy, Culture Jamming makes a crucial contribution to our understanding of creative resistance and participatory culture
Using historical and contemporary examples gleaned from political campaigns, PR stunts, advertising or interior design, Nato Thompson efficiently demonstrates how culture can be turned into a set of tools and tactics that allows those in power to quietly manipulate the impressionable, irrational and social creature that we are
Book review – Introducing: Culture Identities, Design for Museums, Theaters and Cultural Institutions
The book ‘features outstanding poster campaigns, publications, and cross-platform corporate design for international cultural institutions by both young designers, who are striving to prove themselves creatively, and established studios, who are experimenting with new forms of visual expression.’
The Finnish artist is the only person i’ve heard about who was actually arrested for pretending to guillotine a cheap Ronald Mc Donald statue. With the help of a friend, i got in touch with Jani Leinonen and bombarded him with questions about the beggars signs he’s been exhibiting at the Venice Biennale, his crazy sexed-up versions of cereal boxes for children, his successful attempts at selling contemporary art works by the bulk as if they were vegetables and of course i was curious about the aftermath of the Ronald affair
One hundred posters, selected from amongst the thousands of works submitted each year for the most prestigious awards, representing the best of Japanese graphics over the last ten years
The world of fashion and design is inundated with a seemingly endless list of rules. Think of “Less is More,” “Form Follows Function,” “Keep it Simple,” “Dress Your Age,” and the list goes on and on. They’re familiar sayings that some designers consider to be valuable words of wisdom, which serve as a guiding line and source of inspiration. To others, these rules are mere restrictions: design dogmas and fashion formulae that need to be bended, twisted or broken altogether
PSJM acts as an trademark of happening art addressing issues of the artwork in the market, communication with consumers, or function as an artistic quality, using communication resources borrowed from capitalism of the spectacle to underscore the paradoxes produced by its unbridled development.
Or how Karl Marx made me buy a blue Summer dress
Black-bag operations and cultural jam services improving corporate advertisement since 1977.
It took me ages to come up with the second part of Urban Interface Berlin. The event ended […]
Another great vintage ad about personal hygiene. Via Billboardom eatliver. Also: Blow in her face.
Conflux, the annual New York festival for contemporary psychogeography, will take place in Brooklyn, NYC, September 14-17. At […]
Diesel wall in Milan. By Nicolò Piacentino. Via weblogart.
Just a quick post to rant again. Quick reminder: on Wednesday, a search for www.we-make-money-not-art.com on Technorati resulted […]
While shooting Kagemusha, Akira Kurosawa directed a number of ads for Suntory whiskey. With Francis Ford Coppola, executive […]
clickable culture informs of an article in Harvard business review about Avatars-based marketing. The strong involvement of Second […]
Japanese company promotion campaign spotted in Osaka Spotted on flickr by Las Insolitas Aventuras del Pez.
More in Houtlust and on Unicef website.
Apparently, sheep are now wearing advertising jackets somewhere in The Netherlands. Via 20 minutos. (bigger picture)
Neterotopia has invited 11 artists to choose web site and use the spaces, usually intended for advertising. The […]
Orson Welles’ mid-seventies Tv commercial for Champagne. Via Bedazzled. Image.
Edoc Laundry‘s first line, expected to launch March 1, literally weaves an episodic, multimedia game into the fabric […]
Brands are passing up the chance to establish emotional connections with consumers because they insist on communicating visually, […]
Viacom Outdoor has developed the Lightning Poster that adds flashing effects to outdoor advertising. Bacardi Flavours is already […]
70’s commercial for the Dodge Charger 500. Via blography.
Reading about Yamaha‘s layouts and assembly instructions to help you create realistic papercraft motorcycle models this morning (via […]
The Metropolitan police in the UK hopes to fight crime with a campaign based around a spoof computer […]
Lionhead Studios has released a tool that allows video game players to easily create their own machinima (wikipedia) […]
Owen Gibson at The Guardian has tested The Eye Contact, a pair of spectacles developed by ID magasin. […]
Thanks a lot to wmmna’s new sponsor Shadows, a social bookmarking service for discovering, sharing and managing information […]
In Muzaffarabad, Pakistan, recycled advertising billboards serve as rain covers on the tents of earthquake refugees. Via SF […]
The Guardian has a fascinating and slightly depressing article about the multi-million-pound industry intent on turning teenagers and […]
Philip Morris, the manufacturer of Marlboro, believes in “experiential” marketing and has created a team to transform Britain’s […]
The Gun Control Alliance is committed to enhancing public safety by reducing the number of guns in South […]
Sony PSP advertising campaign in Malaysia. Until you get that PSP have fun with bubble-wrap. Via Marketing alternatif.
Ogilvy Belgium has launched this week a talking billboard in their campaign for Ford. The interactive poster reacts […]
We’re having a new sponsor for 6 weeks: ABSOLUT METROPOLIS, a campaign that sees 11 of Tokyo’s eye-catching […]