Monthly Archives: March 2006

Packard Jennings at Catharine Clark

Bus Tour Saturday April 29, 11:30-4 Packard Jennings’ show at Catharine Clark Gallery opens on March 30th, with a reception on April 6th. The show includes two projects, one of which is his Bus Stop Bench project, done with the Anti-Advertising Agency. Bus Tour Saturday April 29, 11:30-4 Packard Jennings Bus Stop Benches. $40 ticket […]

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We just received a notice about this exhibition… Neterotopia is an event that takes place from 16th to 31st March 2006 in various spaces on the Net. Eleven artists from different countries have been invited to choose an Internet site and use the spaces usually reserved for advertising. These spaces are thus transformed into exhibition […]

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Bus Stop Advertising Project

As an artist who works regularly with problematic social issues, Packard Jennings has had an adversarial relationship with advertising for a long time. Working with the Anti-Advertising Agency Jennings created a series of anti-advertisements for Oakland bus benches based on manipulative tactics commonly used by advertisers, such as: the manufacturing of desire, using fear, targeting […]

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From the New York Times

“I take five A.P. classes, and by far I do the most work for these newspaper stories,” said Allie O’Hora, another reporter. And what stories! Allie tracked down a sophomore boy who covered the bathrooms with graffiti, and turned her exclusive interview into another front-pager. (“It’s our community too,” the boy told her, “and we […]

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