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Street Artist Hacks Subway Ads With Faux Computer Error Messages [Pics]

Street Artist Hacks Subway Ads With Faux Computer Error Messages [Pics]
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Jilly Ballistic has added familiar OS dialog boxes to posters and billboards, which poke fun at certain companies and films.

Emma Hutchings
  • 10 july 2012

Brooklyn-based street artist Jilly Ballistic has added computer dialog boxes to a number of billboards and posters in New York subway stations, poking fun at the products or films they’re advertising. A Coors ad features the error message ‘We’re sorry, the product you are looking for is currently under maintenance due to a lack of quality. Please try again at a later time. Thank you‘, while a file menu is featured with the ‘Move to Trash’ option highlighted on a poster for the Adam Sandler movie That’s My Boy. Click through to see pictures of the street art series:

Jilly Ballistic

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