Off the back of his awesome bus-shelter keys initiative, PublicAdCampaign, Jordan Seiler is taking back the streets and taking on the ads in the virtual world as well as the physical. Pioneering the way for real-life ad blockers, Jordan has spent years researching and mapping out all the New York subway adverts so they can easily be digitally replaced by a carefully curated selection of art from over 50 (and growing) different international artists. We spoke to him to get the lowdown on his subversive new app: NO AD.
6 artists – 1 abandoned village.
The Agents of Change – aka Timid, Remi/Rough, System, Stormie Mills, Juice 126, Derm – were given carte blanche to paint an abandoned 1970s village.
Collaborating on huge walls, as well as hidden cracks and corners, the artists were inspired by the bleak isolation of the site to create characters and art, breathing a life into the site that it never got to live…