The typographic form in the Umbrella Movement

  “No to Pre-selected Candidates” banner on a back-lit bus shelter advertising. Unintentionally combining the written banner with the calligraphic artwork of a property development artwork. In a city where the majority of writing is finger scribbled on the screen of a smartphone, Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement has developed into an unexpected platform for handwriting […]

Giant penis crop-circle mysteriously erected at Eiffel Tower in Paris

Holy dueling Gallic phallic symbols, Batman! French journalist Aude Baron tells Boing Boing, On Friday, if you were going to the Eiffel Tower, in Paris, you could see a giant penis! It was drawn into the snow covering the grass. A Dutch tourist took a picture and posted it on Twitter. Amazing view! But what […]

Russian art group Voina “dicks” a St. Petersburg Bridge – Boing Boing

Over the years, Voina staged many actions: police station take-overs, anti-homophobic faux-lynchings in malls, stray cat throwing into swanky restaurants, anti-Medvedev public orgies and all kinds of ruckus. Their most recent target: the headquarters of FSB, the offices of Russia’s KGB incarnate Federal Security Service. Our source: Voina themselves. In the early morn of Che […]

Guerilla Paint Action in Berlin

Last week a group of cyclists dumped 13 gallons of paint on the road at Berlin’s busy Rosenthaler Platz, creating a series of colourful lines as cars drove through. The various colours of paint were dumped onto the road in large puddles at different locations throughout the intersection. As traffic drove through, the paint was […]

Falungong message found on 1-yuan bill in China – Boing Boing

Someone found a Falungong message on a 1RMB note in China: The writing alleges that the CCP has created fake self-immolation stories, killed Falungong members, stolen their internal organs, and calls upon heaven to destroy the party. [via Shanghaiist] Falungong message found on 1-yuan bill in China – Boing Boing.