Brandalism Hacks More Than 200 Billboards Across UK
September 24, 2021
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Billboards and bus stops across the UK have been hacked with spoof Barclays adverts by activists, as climate campaigners increase pressure on the bank to stop funding the expansion of the fossil fuel industry. Deisgn by Darren Cullen in London More than 200 billboards and bus stop spaces in 20 towns and cities have had satirical artworks…
Brandalism Take Over 100 UK Billboards
September 4, 2020
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Environmental activist groups from the ‘Brandalism’ network have installed over 100 parody car advert posters on billboards and bus stops in England and Wales. The guerilla artworks featuring brands such as Range Rover, Ford, Volkswagen, BMW, Citroen, Lamborghini and Vauxhall were installed without permission in Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, Leeds, London and Exeter. The billboard posters criticise…
#BushfireBrandalism Across Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane
February 3, 2020
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“As a collective group of Australian artists, we have been driven to reclaim public advertising space with posters speaking to the Australian government’s inaction on climate change and the devastating bushfires. We do not accept that this situation is ‘business as usual’. We are making these issues visible in our public spaces and in our…
“THEY LIVE!” Book – Bill Posters
December 18, 2018
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In homage to the film that launched a thousand street art careers, Rough Trade Books is releasing They Live: A Cultural & Visual Awakening – a 30 year anniversary publication in homage to John Carpenter’s classic cult film: THEY LIVE! The book includes an essay from the author that connects the dots between They Live and Brandalism alongside a critical analysis…
Waste World – Bill Posters
November 23, 2018
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Amidst growing concerns around the impact of the fashion industry and consumer waste, a series of street art interventions have appeared across the country to coincide with #BlackFriday and Cyber Monday. Bill Posters, the pseudonym for the street artist and activist who co-founded Brandalism, has been subvertising ad spaces to draw attention to the negative…
Brandalism & Medicom Toy’s unveil three Banksy Collaborations
April 26, 2017
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Two years ago, UK anti-advertising output Brandalism and Medicom Toy joined forces to create a special toy collaboration that featured Banksy‘s “Flower Bomber” produced as a vinyl toy. Flash forward to 2017, and the two just unveiled a series of new collaborations that are inspired by three pieces created by the British Graffiti artist. “Bomb Hugger”,…
Brandalism: 600 ad takeovers in Paris before the COP21 Climate Conference
November 28, 2015
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Paul Insect Two days before the launch of the UN COP21 Climate Conference, 600 posters were installed by the Brandalism project in outdoor media spaces across Paris. 82 Artists from 19 different countries made artworks to challenge the corporate takeover of COP21 and to reveal the connections between advertising, the promotion of consumerism and climate…