The Graffiti Research Lab and the Anti-Advertising Agency did an interesting project back in January where they cut out phrases into stencils and taped them over these ads. The moving light behind the letters illuminated phrases like “Graffiti,” “Advertising = Graffiti,” piggybacking on the very message-dispensing machine it attacks. Click the picture above to see the movie.
A cool art project and way to reclaim the urban space, if only temporarily. Just don’t do it in Boston. — BEN POPKEN
Light Criticism [The Anti-Advertising Agency]