Clever brandalism (we used to call it culture jamming) protest in Paris in which activists highlighted the link between advertising, the promotion of consumerism and climate change. No coincidence that the protest occurred on Black Friday.
November 30, 2015
For the Brandalism project, 82 artists from 19 countries joined forced to protest the corporate takeover of COP 21.
Just days before the launch of the UN Climate Conference in Paris, 82 artists from 19 different countries collaborated on a project to protest the corporate takeover of COP 21 and urge the public to care about climate change.
The activists replaced 600 advertisements throughout the city with artwork that calls out heads of state and corporations that have been complicit in the destruction of the Earth’s climate, reports AddictingInfo.
Their aim was to reveal the connections between advertising, the promotion of consumerism and climate change. One might say they succeeded.
It wasn’t coincidence the activism took place on Black Friday, the day the group refers to as the “annual day of…
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