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Friday silliness: Brilliantly Sarcastic Responses to Completely Well-Meaning Signs.
posted by mudpuppie on Oct 7, 2011 - 117 comments

Kitsch stitch

Urban knitting, guerilla knitting, textile street art, yarn bombing. Whatever you choose to call it, this artform takes everyday objects of the city — such as trees, lampposts, street signs, bike racks — and wraps them up in colorful knit cozies. You'll find these wonderful oddities all over the world, from Manhattan to Sydney to Edinburgh to Philadelphia to Oakland to Chicago to Bisbane and back to Manhattan again. People have written books about it. It has inspired an Irish cellphone commercial. Metafilter's own ErikaB made a tree sweater that was featured on Metafilter and on the front cover of Seattle's The Stranger. Magda Sayeg's blog Knitta Please is a showcase for some of her delightful projects, including a Smart car, coffee shop sign, and crutches. (Also, previously.) [more inside]
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Jun 25, 2010 - 37 comments

Idleness And Dissipation Breed Apathy

Jason Eppink has taken Light Criticism a step further with his Pixelator.
posted by fandango_matt on Apr 15, 2007 - 20 comments

We're Gonna Have A TV Party Tonight

Light Criticism is the newest project by Graffiti Research Lab and the Anti-Advertising Agency.
posted by fandango_matt on Jan 25, 2007 - 23 comments

A novel on stickers

Implementation Sex and terror all over the world: The eighth and final installment of a novel, printed out on stickers and placed in public by readers, is now available, along with more than 1000 photos of pieces of the novel in place. It's a distributed narrative in the vein of Shelly Jackson's Skin, a word of which is tattooed on 2000 people. One of the co-authors also co-wrote 2002: A Palindrome Story.
posted by ubueditor on Nov 4, 2004 - 4 comments

Guerrilla Art

Guerrilla art appeared at Magnuson Park's Kite Hill in Seattle again. This time, a war message, it seems.
posted by yonderboy on Jan 10, 2004 - 4 comments

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