The Printable Cold Sore: Striking Back at Public Advertising

0 Posted by - March 28, 2007 - Blog

Tired of drowning in the semiotic soup of racist and sexist advertising imagery? The folks at Geek Graffiti have created a printable cold sore that anyone can download and, ahem, place lovingly onto the corporate face of beauty.

Large outdoor advertising is a trespass of public space, and it monopolizes the authoring of public messages into the hands of a few large companies. Interventions like this allow the public in on the game, and lets the advertisers know what we think of their messages.

To print out culture jam cold sores and for more info go here.

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