n De Arte - Billboards, beautiful things and crafts in context : the World Summit on Sustainable Development, 2002 : views and (re)views
|Article Title||Billboards, beautiful things and crafts in context : the World Summit on Sustainable Development, 2002 : views and (re)views|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Author||Ingrid Stevens, Taryn Cohn and Doreen Hemp|
|Publication Date||Apr 2003|
|Pages||64 - 73|
Look up! Billboards have become as ubiquitous as human suffering, as difficult to ignore as a beggar's outstretched fist. Every time you leave your couch or cubicle, momentarily severing the electronic umbilicus, you enter the realm of their impressions. Larger than life, subtle as war, they assault your sense with a complex coda of commercial instructions ... Every time you get into a car or ride a bus or witness a sporting event you receive their instructions.
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