The Polygon X Capilano University: Cmns 295

For the summer course Communication 295: The Culture of Advertising, students at Capilano University were challenged to create a work of “brandalism,” adopting visual strategies of commercial marketing to raise awareness of social, cultural, or environmental issues. To think about intervening in advertisements, they drew inspiration from The Polygon Gallery’s exhibition archive, observing how artists appropriate and remix images in order to transform context and meaning. We’re pleased to share the class’s digital poster projects here.

Thank you to instructor Ki Wight, Capilano University, and the students of CMNS 295!

Banner Image: Kevin McMullin Getting Results the Right Way


Andie Bjornsfelt, Angel Jiang One Size Fits Small


Ashley Sandhu Where Are You Wearing?


Aynsley Hurtado, Tristan Meroni, Matias Suez Your Coke Days Are Numbered 


Claudia Furnaro, Iolanda Mobilio One Size Fits ALLLL RIght?


Beth McCloy Stay Out Stay Home


Conor Hammond, Sophia Park Toys for all of us


Aynsley Hurtado, Tristan Meroni, Matias Suez Big Savings Short Life


Cozette Macallum Gender Identity Is Not For Sale


Bridget Stringer-Holden Nothing Compares to Family


Emily Ewing Does the media represent you?


Erik Nieweler Just Doing Capitalism


Erin Hughes Sick of Consuming


Gabriele Liessi See You At The Bank


Kaely Avery Fries For Her Buy For Just 7% More Tu Lai Please hold the crave to not own the grave


Kevin McMullin Getting Results the Right Way


Marley Handel Lane Is this the ideal woman


Medina Matianiu A Weight-Loss Scam


Mohammad Ali Forty Percent of People Do Not Have Access to Water Aynsley Hurtado, Tristan Meroni, Matias Suez Drink tap water but from a plastic bottle


Robyn McCullough Its Important to Social Distance, but Separation Hurts


Taylor McCarthy The Next Generation Depends On Us


Taylor N. Hell & Misery (After Rana Plaza Disaster)


Vaneet Sara The World Is Not Just One Colour

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