Could Google Earth Murals Be The New Billboards?

Could Google Earth Murals Be The New Billboards?
technology

A failed art installation creates the potential for "global" advertising campaigns.

Catherine Fulton
  • 25 march 2011

 

Taking inspiration from Molly Dilworth’s recently painted rooftop murals, we began to consider if satellite art could become the new advertising billboard. Dilworth painted three murals on NYC rooftops with the intention of having the artwork showing up on Google Earth. Once the paintings eventually did appear on Google’s satellite images, Dilworth ended up being disappointed that the quality of the image was not as vibrant as she had anticipated.

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