Billbored: Make your own slogan

We’d imagine that even the most staunch labour supporter might baulk at seeing a sight such as this (artwork by David Anderson) on their way home from work… It’s one of dozens of political slogans devised by a host of artists and designers which are being projected onto various London buildings throughout this week….

We’d imagine that even the most staunch labour supporter might baulk at seeing a sight such as this (artwork by David Anderson) on their way home from work… It’s one of dozens of political slogans devised by a host of artists and designers which are being projected onto various London buildings throughout this week….

Billbored is the brainchild of Pollocks – an art collective founded and headed up by artist and curator Josef O’Connor, who describes the project as “a viral art initiative aiming to empower people. The political parties aren’t inspiring us,” he continues, “so we will have to inspire ourselves.”

The basic idea of the project is simple: anyone can log in to the billbored.org website, look through the gallery of submitted work (which includes slogans and artwork by the likes of Pete Fowler, Stuart Semple, Neville Brody and, apparently, champion spoon-bender, Uri Geller) and, if they so wish, upload their own slogan / artwork…


by Cassette Playa


by Pete Fowler


by Gerald Laing

This Tesco logo mash-up is by Pollocks founder and “creative dictator” Josef O’Connor


by Neville Brody


Stuart Semple‘s artwork sees London as “Middletown”

All through this week a team of guerrilla projectionists have been out and about in London projecting these messages, and artworks onto various buildings and structures around town…

And here’s a poster for the project designed by Anthony Burrill and No Days Off:

To see more of the artworks and slogans submitted to the project – and to submit your own (apparently it’s not too late) – visit billbored.org

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