X
11.18.09 Will Sherman

After slicing off Shakira’s skull on his visit from London, the Decapitator teamed up with Poster Boy for a crappy collaboration. The ad-attacking artists reworked some phone booth spots in Bushwick, putting up posters that, along with Posterchild’s public urination notices, are defining New York’s scatological street art scene. |Public Ad Campaign| Photos by Public […]

Read More…

10.07.09 Will Sherman

A group of Berlin-based artists staged a street advertising takeover recently, replacing bus shelter ads between Alexanderplatz and Hermannplatz. Artists including Boxi, Brad Downey, Evol, and Filippo Minelli put up 19 original poster, while Zasd went further. The pseudonymous artist posted a diagram of his “acupuncture attempts” on a nearby shopping mall. |Ekosystem| Photos by […]

Read More…

07.24.09 Will Sherman

Combining guerilla gardening and illegal ad takeovers, two Toronto artists cut and fold billboard and flyer ads into planters. Photo by Spacing Magazine […]

Read More…

07.17.09 Will Sherman

Somewhat surprisingly, the Museum of Modern Art backed a recent takeover of illegal outdoor advertising. Jordan Seiler of Public Ad Campaign spotted a group of teenagers with the MoMA Red Studio summer program pasting their artwork over illegal NPA ads on a construction shed in Manhattan. The takeover was conducted with the landlord’s permission, but […]

Read More…

04.25.09 Bucky Turco

On Saturday, Public Ad Campaign’s Jordan Seiler organized a massive ad space takeover in Manhattan and Brooklyn. The target: NPAs illegal outdoor billboards. They’re the main company that wheatpastes up promotional posters for various brands or what’s known in the industry as wild postings. According to Seiler, the Department of Buildings informed him that many […]

Read More…