culture jamming / subvertising

culture jamming / subvertising

New Earth First Action Update OUT NOW!

EF! AU logo 1The printed EF! Action Update is back again! After a bit of a lull a new editorial collective is in place and ready to roll. We have just produced a summer edition in time for the Camp for Climate Action, where you can pick up printed copies.

Starbucks opening greeted by local knees up

whitechapel starbucks protest 1
whitechapel starbucks protest 2
Starbucks 'welcome' posterDescribed as "a proper east-end knees up", locals gathered outside the new Starbucks store for a tea party, "in defence of our area, and to show off the lovely culture we have".

Pollution Control Advice subverts in Nottingham

Nottingham CO2 lets fry subvertPollution Control Advice on the Mansfield Road, [near the Forest Road], Nottingham.
And on the Derby Road:

Geneva Motor Show: all arrested before demo

anti-4x4 logo 1Paris, 19 March 2007: For the occasion of the closure day of the Geneva Motor Show, some 10 activists from different organizations were planning to do a small demo at the inside of the Geneva motor show, deploying a banner to point out the hypocrite discourse of the car manufacturers.

Whitechapel Knees Up against Starbucks

Starbucks knees upStarbucks, everyone’s favourite nipple-less mermaid merchants, have decided to move into the east end with a new store in Whitechapel. It’s an area with a vibrant community of local cafés and small coffee shops, as well as being an area local to many Space Hijacker agents. As you can probably guess, we are less than pleased about our new neighbour…

Target the system subvert

Carry on blagging it!
Do they owe us a living? Of course they do!...
Target the system subvert
Billboard at Temple Meads

Bedminster subvert

Blair arms deals subvertCampaigners in Bristol have altered a ‘benefit cheats’ billboard so the original message targeting people working illegally while on benefit, now highlights the governments decision to halt an inquiry into a corrupt arms deal with Saudi Arabia.

22/12/06: Anti-consumer Christmas Carols, London

Festive delay, but finally here:
A seven minute video covers the brutal attacks by a group of crazed and dangerously drunk Christmas Carol singers as they rampaged their way from Carnaby Street onto Oxford Street, storming the most splendid institutes of "cheap and affordable" consumer churches.

Santas Against Excessive Consumption hit London, 16.12.06

Santas Against Excessive Consumption (SAEC) went out to play for the second year running on Saturday December 16th 2006, dropping in on the Shell-sponsored Natural History Museum (NHM) on the way to the consumer hell that is Oxford Street.

Cambridge March for Consumerism

On Saturday December 16 a group of people in Cambridge held a March for Consumerism. They set off outside the Grafton Centre shopping mall carrying placards with slogans such as "Spend", "Buy more stuff", and "Climate change is someone else's problem".