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How to vandalise advertising – a 2m video

  Note: This can also be done more quickly with glass christmas ornaments bought at a thrift store.

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Its Tappening: Bottled Water is Joke

The folks at Tappening have released one of the funniest and smartest PSA-ish social education campaigns I’ve seen in a long time. Well, maybe since the New York Times Special Edition. Reports are these cute single color posters with white lies about the bottled water industry will be hitting the streets of NYC soon, if […]

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Hacked Electronic Signs

This is making the rounds could inspire some creative action: There’s a set of instructions on how to hack the signs floating around the internet. My favorite series is over on the MIT site. Thanks Kelli Anderson for the tip!

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The Bright Idea Shade

Bright Idea Shade from Michael Mandiberg on Vimeo. Oh advertising. Yes it can be shallow and harmful. But I have such great respect for it because the tools at work can be so effective – in social marketing for example. Which is part of the idea behind this whole AAA project.  And those ideas seep […]

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Two Weeks Notice

We know you’re probably thinking it’s better to stick with your cushy job in advertising, marketing, or PR. Sure, you’re saying to yourself, there’s more you’d like to do with your life, more you had hoped for, but advertising pays the bills. There’s a retirement program, and they have a fridge with free sodas. We […]

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IllegalBillboards.org is a new effort launched by the Anti-Advertising Agency with IllegalSigns.ca to help organize and support the removal of illegal billboards in New York (we’ll get to the rest of the country soon I hope!). IllegalBillboards.org consists of a forum and blog where you can learn how to investigate an illegal sign and track […]

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“Circulars” from MOMO

MOMO KILLS IT!!! So simple. So great. Be sure to check out MOMOSHOWPALACE YouTube – MOMO’s Circulars.

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The AAAFFF Presents: The Cut-n-Paste Ad Offer Responder!

If you run a website or blog, chances are your email inbox is filled to brimmin’ with offers from friendly advertisers willing to allow you a once- (or maybe twice!) in-a-lifetime opportunity to display their content on your site. Sometimes, sure, they offer to pay for the marketing work you’re doing on their behalf, but […]

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Weekend of Independence Workshops: Saturday July 5, Chicago oFFFice

The co-founders of the Anti-Advertising Agency Foundation For Freedom, Steve Lambert, CEO of the Anti-Advertising Agency, and Anne Elizabeth Moore, Executive Director of the Foundation For Freedom, present four FREE workshops this weekend at our oFFFices to celebrate your personal independence from oppressive working conditions! The Workshops 1:00pm Redefining Your Skillset: Putting Together a Great […]

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Intro to Add-Art

This video will give you a brief intro to Add-Art and demonstrate how to install the add-on to your Firefox browser. If you have any additional questions, check out the forums – http://forum.add-art.org. Intro video Remix Contest on http://fffff.at – $100 prize. Introduction to Add-Art from Steve Lambert on Vimeo.

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New Project: Add-Art; replaces online ads with art

Add-Art is a free Firefox add-on which replaces advertising on websites with curated art images. Created with the support of Eyebeam, Rhizome, Add-Art releases new art shows every two weeks and strives to feature contemporary artists and curators. The plugin works alongside AdBlock Plus, which blocks online ads, and simply replaces that blank space with […]

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BLF Escape; Publish Book!

Our pals at San Francisco’s Billboard Liberation Front, feeling the heat after their recent ATT/NSA campaign, “decided to temporarily relocate to safehouses on the European continent.” While hiding out they spoke at The Game is Up! in Ghent Belgium and distributed one of their many valuable texts. The new PDF of their The Art & […]

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XXL Stencil Instructions

As promised, I’ve posted more instructions on how to do some previous projects – tools, techniques, and tricks . This round I explain how I made extra large, clear stencils to paint out poster advertising in the Mission District of SF in 2000. Because it can be done in high traffic areas in the light […]

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Quick and Dirty Low-Tech Ad Buffer

I posted an improvised ad-buffing tool I made recently onto instructables. It costs less than $6 and can obscure advertising up to 12 high (or higher if you find an extending pole). It’s not the most sophisticated, but it gets the job done. Please, make your own and put it to use! I might post […]

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Artist Jasom Eppink has built on our project, Light Criticism (and others), with his own invention – the Pixelator. C’mon folks, let’s keep this going – build on it!

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