Thursday, 29 September 2011
Advert inspired by Charlie Veitch
I came across this remarkable ad poster on Sunday. It's a heartwarming image that shows two young women affectionately embracing a Traffic Warden. This is a very powerful and subversive statement about the nature of the people in authority and how reacting to them differently can change their own behaviour.
The people behind this idea are the Love Police, Charlie Veitch and Danny Shine. Charlie has become infamous recently for his views on 9/11, see: http://hpanwo-voice.blogspot.com/2011/07/charlie-veitch-911-u-turn.html . I think Charlie has been very foolish over 9/11, but credit where credit is due. And it could be that whoever designed this advertisement got his idea from watching the Love Police in action. Here's an example of their work: