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Parisian Mass Billboard Vandalism

The following is a link to a Franch web site about a mass action (500 people) who went around the city vandalizing any Ads, Billboards, etc they could get their hands on...
The following is a link to a Franch web site about a mass action (500 people) who went around the city vandalizing any Ads, Billboards, etc they could get their hands on...

homepage: homepage: http://www.tofz.org/?dir=Paris%2Fevents%2Fstopub_nov2003%2F&startpic=0

that's cool 24.Nov.2003 17:59

juan

i would like to do that here, but have no ideas how to organize something like that.

wha? 24.Nov.2003 19:58

Wilhelm De Bouf

What was this all about? A condemnation of all ads? The website does not explain.

It just looks like the bourgeoisie are bored and want to appear very mischievous, where upon after they are done, they will stroll down the the cafe and smoke cigarettes.

they do explain... 25.Nov.2003 00:51

clamydia

The only problem is this: They explain it in french, not english. Why? Because--get this--it's a FRENCH WEBSITE!!!! Wilhelm De Bouf =Dipshit.

Like Detournment 25.Nov.2003 14:27

You can alter or "deface" anything

You can alter anything to show its original idea in a new and subversive light. Ads, slogans, images, paragraphs, headlines etc. It's very effective. I rewrote the headline to Bush: Mission Accomplished in a letter I sent back to the Tribune, "Bush: Treason Accomplished." They never published it, but did I expect them to? It would have worked at a reading had I the time to read it. The possibilities are endless. Imagination and Care, an endless marriage!