Film Looks At Advertising As Visual Pollution In Public Spaces [Headlines]

The ubiquity and intrusiveness of billboard advertising is examined in a new film.

Nestor Bailly, PSFK
  • 8 november 2011

Like a scourge on our eyeballs, so-called ‘visual pollution’ proliferates in our cities in the form of advertising big and small — from distracting billboards in public spaces to those annoying ad panels in bathroom stalls. But there’s a grassroots movement that’s starting to fight back, as documented by American filmmaker Gwenaëlle Gobé in a new documentary called This Space Available.