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  Subvertising - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A subvertisement can also be referred to as meme hack and can be a part of social hacking or culture jamming.
Liberal and radical viewpoints tend to dominate subvertising, as one of the ideas behind the concept is to incite change by presenting easily recognizable and understandable images that can be shocking and even disturbing in their frankness.
Subvertising is sometimes also used by political campaigners in order to slander their opponents or reach the minds of the public to gain support.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Subvertising   (385 words)

  
 Subvertising   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Liberal and radical viewpoints tend to dominate subvertising, as one of the ideas behind the concept is to incite change by presenting easily recognisable and understandable images that can be shocking and even disturbing in their frankness.
It is the 'writing on the wall', the sticker on the lamppost, the corrected rewording of Billboards, the spoof T-shirt; but it is also the mass act of defiance of a street party.
Subvertising is sometimes also used by polital campaigners in order to slander their opponents or reach the minds of the public to gain support.
bopedia.com /en/wikipedia/s/su/subvertising.html   (297 words)

  
 An Introduction to Subvertisement
Not knowing who or what has done the subvertisement, the subjected audience cannot judge or question, rather fear that it is backed by an existing force of real and conceint people out side him/her and their television set.
Subvertising uses this concept of "joining the group they belong to" in that it is advertising, and as part of that group uses the tools of advertising therein such as billboards, direct marketing techniques, and catch phrases.
Subvertising is advertising, and when you subvertise there is a chance you may infringe on a corporations trademark.
www.demockery.org /mikek1.html   (3742 words)

  
 Artivist - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Yet this is not political art as it was known before, in the sense of artworks being political.
The artivist is often involved in Streetart or Urban Art, Adbusting or Subvertising.
A typical short term goal of artivists is to reclaim public space, especially by subvertising or destroying ads in urban areas or city transportation systems.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Artivist   (200 words)

  
 image Subvertise png A subvertisement based on the Coca Cola Coca...
According to Adbusters Adbusters, a Canadian magazine and a leading proponent of counter-culture and subvertising, "A well produced 'subvert' mimics the look and feel of the targeted ad, promoting the classic 'double take' as viewers suddenly realise they have been duped.
Liberal Liberal and radical radical viewpoints tend to dominate subvertising, as one of the ideas behind the concept is to incite change change by presenting easily recognisable and understandable images that can be shocking and even disturbing in their frankness.
Subvertising is sometimes also used by political campaigners in order to slander slander their opponents or reach the minds of the public to gain support.
www.biodatabase.de /subvertising   (385 words)

  
 net127: December 2000 Archives
Subvertise: [a] shared web-gallery of radical arts exists to document, develop and promote the artform of the post-corporate millennium - subvertising.
Subvertising is allot like good modern art - they both involve finding idiots with too much power and wealth, and taxing them.
Whether you need outrageous illustrations for your campaign literature, graphics for understanding and explaining complex social issues, or inspiration for an action, this website is for you.
net127.com /archives/2000_12.html   (251 words)

  
 Guardian | Keep us posted
A subvertising website (www.subvertise.org) acts as an archive and gallery where almost 500 subverts are displayed.
Anti-capitalist groups are so fed up of their portrayal as mindless, rock-wielding thugs that approaches from the mainstream media are viewed with extreme suspicion.
Over a pint to celebrate the suc cessful mission, the reasoning behind subvertising is explained to me. John is a veteran of the May Day demonstrations of recent years.
www.guardian.co.uk /print/0,,4404714-103675,00.html   (807 words)

  
 Subvertising: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A portmanteau (plural: portmanteaux or portmanteaux) is a word that is formed by combining two words....
(subvertising in fact ends up supporting that which it was trying to destroy.
Subvertising is sometimes also used by political campaigners in order to slander[Click link for more facts about this topic] their opponents or reach the minds of the public to gain support.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /enc3/subvertising   (1225 words)

  
 Vita ab Alto: Subvertising, The Christian Way
On one T-shirt, it's paired with a skull and what look like flames, plus the slogan "Bad Company Corrupts"; look more closely, and you can read what's written around the edge of the design, a passage from 1 Corinthians: "Do not be misled: bad company corrupts good character.".
The approach is reminiscent of anti-corporate "subvertising" -- manipulating a familiar logo or style to carry an oppositional message -- except that this time the message is not anti-brand but rather pro-Christ.
As a news trend, this subject can probably be filed in the post-Contemporary Worship folder along with all of the stories about the "emerging church" movement.
vitaabalto.blogspot.com /2005/03/subvertising-christian-way.html   (308 words)

  
 image Subvertise png A subvertisement based on the Coca...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
image Subvertise png A subvertisement based on the Coca...
image:Subvertise.png"A subvertisement based on the Coca-Cola logo"Subvertising" refers to the practice of making spoofs or parodies of corporate and political advertisements in order to make a statement.
It cuts through the hype and glitz of our mediated reality and, momentarily, reveals a deeper truth within." The word "subvertising" comes from a sythesis of the words "subvert" and "advertising".
www.geodatabase.de /Subvertising   (370 words)

  
 The University of Birmingham People & Planet - Campaign Handbook - 9.4 - Subvertising
Subvertising, also known as culture jamming, is the practice of taking existing corporate advertisements and parodying them to send an entirely different message.
You will probably have already seen a few, such as the Shell logo with "hell" written underneath, several McDonalds spoofs (McBSE, McMurder etc.) and the various All Your Base manipulations.
Not everyone will be aware of what corporations get up to, and your subversion should raise questions rather than confuse people.
students.bugs.bham.ac.uk /peopleandplanet/en/hb/9.4.php   (271 words)

  
 Media That Matters Film Festival: POPaganda: The Art and Subversion of Ron English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
His career has had a wide trajectory, incorporating neo-surrealist paintings, staged photographs, street art, and music and he has become one of the most famed culture jammers in the world.
Culture jamming or subvertising is the practice of altering advertising images to challenge and criticize corporations and media.
To this day, English has created over 1,000 illicit billboards and signs and he is recognized as one of the leaders of the subvertising movement.
www.mediathatmattersfest.org /mtm04/media/popaganda_the_art_and_subversion_of_ron_english.php   (262 words)

  
 LiP | Feature | Live by Their Rules, Die by Their Rules: The Political Limitations of Culture Jamming
With methods ranging from altering existing ads (“adbusting”) to organizing public-space reclamation parties, from airing TV “subvertisements” intended to promote the decrease of consumption to performing “cultural interventions,” culture jammers already claim to be changing the world.
“Adbusting,” “subvertising” and many of the other “creative actions” embodied by culture jamming are each a kind of parody.
The processes of adbusting and subvertising, for example, support public space—or “advertising space”—as a place to receive information quickly and easily; adbusting and subvertising thus support that advertising works.
www.lipmagazine.org /articles/featmoore_195.shtml   (1573 words)

  
 Light From An Empty Fridge » Lenin Coca-Cola, subvertising and the public domain defence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Lenin Coca-Cola, subvertising and the public domain defence
I came across the work of Alexander Kosolapov this morning, while idly looking around the web for Mickey Mouse pictures to photoshop.
What particularly interested me was the story of him being challenged by the Coca-Cola Corporation over use of their trademark in his Lenin Coca-Cola design, which was publicly displayed in NYC in the 80s, and more importantly how the dispute was resolved.
www.fridgemagnet.org.uk /2003/07/30/lenin-coca-cola-subvertising-and-the-public-domain-defence   (545 words)

  
 Bad Subjects: Culture Jamming with Pedro Carvajal
We met to talk of his work in relation to culture jamming -- a variety of practices in contemporary media designed to "jam the signals" of the media monopoly.
His videos on this topic -- Citizen Art and Subvertising -- focus on culture jamming in public spaces, particularly billboard liberation, in which an outdoor ad is altered to critique the original company or product, or deliver a public service message.
Subvertising has additional grass roots footage, as well as commentary by sociologists and media critics.
bad.eserver.org /issues/1998/37/prothers.html   (2266 words)

  
 Case for movie on culture jamming
people who engage in subvertising feel as though they have no voice, so they must co-opt the voice of corporate america by hijacking their billboards.
“people who engage in subvertising feel as though they have no voice, so they must co-opt the voice of corporate america by hijacking their billboards.”;
When my line of sight is constantly assualted by someone, who, through a combination of marketing and opinion polling, uses every available space, trying to persuade me to buy a product I neither need nor want, I will reserve the right to take counter-action against such techniques, as I see fit.
www.gnn.tv /forum/thread.php?id=4746   (1407 words)

  
 UK Indymedia - Subvertising in London, Tuesday Night   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Pics of subvertising in Central/East London this Tuesday.
subvertising won't make anyone a revolutionary overnight, but doing stuff like this in public places will plant some seeds of doubt in people's minds.
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www.indymedia.org.uk /en/2002/08/38222.html?c=on   (289 words)

  
 Usenet replayer's open free directory of alt.freedom.aoi
subvertising corporate bullshit - esso greenwash.jpg esso greenwash.jpg (image jpeg 32KB) @tomi-eVes.org
subvertising corporate bullshit - absolute end.jpg absolute end.jpg (image jpeg 29KB) @tomi-eVes.org
subvertising corporate bullshit - aim higher.jpg aim higher.jpg (image jpeg 31KB) @tomi-eVes.org
www.usenet-replayer.com /groups/alt.freedom.aoi.html   (397 words)

  
 The Goodness: Subvertising misses the point   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It does nothing of the kind - but it is clever.
The launch of "Black Spot" sneakers is accompanied by an excellent "subvertising" campaign aiming to cash in on the bad reputation Nike owns in some circles.
However, the claims that this is : "grassroots anti-brand" or "a ground-breaking marketing scheme to uncool Nike..if it succeeds, it will set a precedent that will revolutionize capitalism" are wrong.
www.gooduse.co.nz /thegoodnessarchives/000007.html   (219 words)

  
 BigShinyThing » Popular culture bites back
Time magazine are trying to pull a similiar stunt in New York at the moment, watched with increasing amusement by Gawker.
Subvertising on the Streets: A flyposter spotted in Hackney (where else) spoofing a local letting agency.
The copy reads, "Hackney welcomes young, creative victims" amidst headlines of stabbings, muggings and shootings.
www.bigshinything.com /?p=277   (803 words)

  
 Wists, top web picks from everyone for subvertising. Wists, social shopping scrapbook, wishlist
Wists, top web picks from everyone for subvertising.
tags: art photography manipulation advertising subvertising urban signs
Added by Sumit in art photography manipulation advertising subvertising urban signs
wists.com /everyone/subvertising/49e629b08004bb89d657dc08517d8751   (90 words)

  
 Logo Design Article - What is a Logo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Note also, the right pointing arrow in the new logo is a subliminal hint of motion.
The wide recognition the most famous logos receive provides the brand's critics with the possibility of meme-hacking, a process also known as subvertising, turning the marketing message carried by the logo (either in its pristine form, or subtly altered) into a vehicle for an alternative message, frequently highly critical to the brand in question.
Virtually all distinctive design elements related to brands or logos can become subjects to subvertising.
logos2buy.com /store/whatislogo.php   (2443 words)

  
 :: SchNEWS :: DIY Guide - billboard subvertising and improvement, spray paint, wallpaper, graffitti,
If you have time to burn and no surfing costs to incur, check out Smashing The Image Factory on ISD's web site: graphics, anti-media, hard politics and suggestions for struggle in the era of the millenium.
The above was taken from an article on subvertising on the UKEF!
For more, get in touch with the Subvertising Standards Agency c/o Corporate Watch, or
www.schnews.org.uk /diyguide/billboardsubvertising.htm   (1179 words)

  
 Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) | Fast Food, Tobacco, and Alcohol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A few useful links relating to health, subvertising, and news with suggestions for further reading
MTCP, The 'unofficially official' repository of all things Mark Thomas
The global companies claim to support diversity but their version of "corporate multiculturalism" is merely intended to create more buying options for consumers.
www.petrichor.co.uk /wmd/links.htm   (98 words)

  
 imc admin | Subvertising culture doing OK
Subvertising culture doing OK Subvertising culture is alive and well.
This subverted billboard ad was found at Bedminster Down, in Bristol.
For more images check out the subvertise.org website.
www.indymedia.org /es/2002/02/502919.shtml   (29 words)

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