Wednesday, 30 March 2011
- Although the general public are not aware who Banksy is, his bank manager certainly is as well as his gallery!! He started as a street artist who valued his anonymity because he was performing illegal acts of vandalsim, now his anonymity is part of the hype that sells his work. His work features in several published books (two of which we have used as references for this presentation, Unpublished and Unpublished II ) and the value attributed to his works of art through auction will certainly not allow him to fade away.
- The influence that street art has had on youth culture and music videos will not be lost but drawn on as retro influences, for example the large statement T shirts of the 80's are making a retro comeback in fashion for this year.
- In my opinion the irony of Banksy is that he will become part of the establishment despite all his values and hype as has happened to punk icons such as Johnny Rotten who now helps to sell butter.
In fact this would be an excellent play out to the presentation rather than having Sham69 in the middle.
Tuesday, 29 March 2011
We finished off the two remaining slides for the presentation - this time we are removing far more text from the slides leaving only the most pertinent information to ensure that we finish within the 10 minutes set.
Everyone agreed to meet at 1pm on Wednesday 30th March at 1pm for a run through of timing.
Sunday, 27 March 2011
However, you are forbidden to touch them. Trademarks, intellectual property rights and copyright law mean advertisers can say what they like wherever they like with total impunity.
Screw that. Any advert in public space that gives you no choice whether you see it or not is yours. It’s yours to take, re-arrange and re-use. You can do whatever you like with it. Asking for permission is like asking to keep a rock someone just threw at your head.