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B.U.G.A. U.P.

Tom Civil & Iain McIntyre


Melbourne street artist and activist designer Tom Civil celebrates B.U.G.A. U.P., one of the first billboard liberation groups. B.U.G.A. U.P. (Billboard-Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions) was formed in 1978 by a group of health care workers disgusted by tobacco advertising. The poster also includes a DIY guide to billboard liberation printed right on it!

Printed at the worker-owned Stumptown Printers, Portland, OR.

This is #45 in the Celebrate People’s History Poster Series.

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