Archive for the 'Submissions' Category

Australian Billboard Liberation Sleeper Cell Strikes

Monday, September 29th, 2008

A small group of people from the outskirts of Sydney Australia, lead by an newly inspired billboard liberator, has recently formed with the intention to help the public question the use of advertising in public spaces. The group’s leader, Robert Brown told us of the motivation of the group, free street art. “It is our [...]

Video of the AT&T/NSA Improvement

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

courtesy of Iov de Beholther

Difibulator? Can I get fries with that?

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

A sleeper cell in London, Ontario, Canada has sent this improvement to us. Deftly pointing out the horrors of American fast food, this from the country that created poutine. There press release as follows: Last night at approximately 1:30 AM, a collective of London activists executed a brilliant billboard liberation at the intersection of Adelaide [...]

Venti Vidi Vici

Monday, August 20th, 2007

Photocredit: Paul Stamatiou Paul Stamtiou spotted this wonderful liberation along the 101 near San Francisco. If anyone has any backstory on it, we’d love to hear more.

Call for Liberation of Tacoma

Sunday, August 5th, 2007

Clear Channel, the BLF patron saint, has taken a bold stand on free speech in Tacoma Washington with their CONSTITUTIONS MATTER {sic} campaign, we here at the BLF was not aware we had more than one. We applaud CC taking a moment to not look at the bottom line and think of the little people, [...]

Johnny Walker Marches Against War

Monday, June 4th, 2007

Special thanks to Jeff Webb for pointing out this Liberation at 14th and Folsom in San Francisco. Wonderfully subtle, and we are such great fans of Mssr. Walker.

Bus Stop Art Installation by the Anti Adversting Agency

Friday, May 26th, 2006

The Anti-Advertising Agency and Packard Jennings have wrapped up their Oakland based Bus Stop Bench Ad Project. The Agency created a survey to poll residents in the neighborhoods surrounding 10 Oakland bus stops regarding what advertising tactics they found most bothersome in their neighborhoods. Jennings then developed targeted illustrations for each neighborhood and the team [...]

Billboard Alteration Salutes U.S. Military in Iraq

Monday, April 17th, 2006

[WE DID NOT DO THIS BILLBOARD, BUT WE LOVE IT] The improvement was executed by the California Department of Corrections. {Warning: Geocities site frequently die because of traffic} [UPDATE] The CDC Geocities site is down, but you can view their fantastic improvements here Photo credit: Unnamed CDC Operative Press Release from the CDC: As a [...]

Watching the Watchers

Thursday, December 29th, 2005

- photo credit: Ted Rheingold San Francisco blogger and developer, Ted Rheingold spotted this excellent billboard prank corporate art. The artist (who so far remains unknown) reminds us how omnipresent surveillance has become in our everyday lives. Read Ted’s writeup and peruse his flickr photo set of the art. Special thanks to our hosting service [...]

Transparent Billboards

Wednesday, October 19th, 2005

238 x 504 cm art project by Kasia Kesicka