Ad Hacking On The Underground – A Subvertising Tutorial

14 Jul 2017

  Ad Hacking On The Underground If you’ve travelled on the London Underground over the last year or so, you may have noticed some unusual advertising signs courtesy of Special Patrol Group and friends. Some have been subvertisements for Banksy’s Dismaland, created in the same visual language as Transport For London’s advertisements however these served a different purpose entirely, created in protest (for many valid reasons) against the taxpayer-subsidised DSEI arms fair in London. Revolt Design killed it (metaphorically) with…

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Brandalism receive ‘Activist of the Year’ award – Communication Sans Frontiers, Paris, France

07 Dec 2016

    Brandalism win ‘Activist of the Year’ award 2016   Brandalism has been named ‘ activist of the year’ by Communication Sans Frontiers –  during the annual, ethical communications awards programme in Paris, France. This award wraps up an incredibly inspiring year for Brandalism as we follow in the footsteps of Sea Shephard’s Paul Watson, who was the previous recipient of this award in 2015.     Unique of its kind, where NGOs, agencies, advertisers, media and actors of…

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Black Lives Matter x Brandalism – In The Streets

28 Oct 2016

Black Lives Matter Get Their Messages Out In The Streets Each year the number of deaths in police custody rises. Black Lives Matter and UFCC are putting that message out on the streets, while state institutions stay silent. On Wednesday morning London and Manchester woke up to bus stop adverts – apparently from the Home Office – but subverted and repurposed to highlight the issue of deaths in custody. They’re designed by Black Lives Matter UK (BLM UK) to draw…

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