" The people who run our cities don’t understand graffiti because they think nothing has the right to exist unless it makes a profit. " BANKSY
This morning, ARTUNG !, anti-advertising group in Montreal, replaced over 300 advertising panels with artworks denouncing the increase in tuition fees in Quebec*.
"The public space should encourage citizen expression and represent different points of view. Unfortunately, the urban landscape is overrun with advertisements. The commercialization of our living space leaves room for only one message: sell and consume" ARTUNG!
*On March 22th, 300 000 students in Québec were on strike against tuition hike.