Change References #3
At first glance, the posters placed by Brandalism seem like a typical bus stop ads. Upon review, the images project a message opposite of what corporations would typically boast. Angered by corporations using climate change as a way to seem like “the good guys,” the Brandalism Project coordinated with 82 artists from 19 countries to redesign the ad campaigns for the companies both funding and benefiting from the UN COP21 Climate Conference in Paris. Days before the talks were scheduled, 600 posters went up around the city in order to challenge the corporate sponsors true interests in the matter. Were they taking steps to protect the planet? Or were they ensuring that new regulations did not interfere with their own practices.