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By Marilyn DeLaure,Moritz Fink,Mark Dery

A collaboration of political activism and participatory tradition looking to upend purchaser capitalism, together with interviews with The sure males, The Guerrilla ladies, between others. 
 
Coined within the Eighties, “culture jamming” refers to an array of strategies deployed by means of activists to critique, subvert, and another way “jam” the workings of purchaser tradition. starting from media hoaxes and ads parodies to flash mobs and road artwork, those activities search to break the move of dominant, capitalistic messages that permeate our day-by-day lives. hired by means of Occupy Wall highway protesters and the Russian feminist punk band Pussy revolt alike, tradition jamming scrambles the sign, injects the unforeseen, and spurs audiences to imagine severely and problem the prestige quo.                 

The essays, interviews, and inventive paintings assembled during this detailed quantity discover the moving contours of tradition jamming by way of plumbing its heritage, mapping its variations, checking out its strength, and assessing its efficacy. Revealing how tradition jamming is straight away playful and politically transgressive, this available assortment explores the measure to which tradition jamming has fulfilled its progressive goals. that includes unique essays from sought after media students discussing Banksy and Shepard Fairey, foundational texts corresponding to Mark Dery’s tradition jamming manifesto, and paintings by way of and interviews with noteworthy tradition jammers together with the Guerrilla ladies, The definite males, and Reverend Billy, Culture Jamming makes a very important contribution to our realizing of inventive resistance and participatory culture.

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