In an age of image-overload, signs and symbols serve to confuse and distract. Equipped with digital media tools, semiotic disobedients sabotage these images, jamming and scrambling the message, critiquing the manipulative tactics, and prodding consumers to move from distraction to action.
A Digital Report from the Robarts Counterpublics Working Group
Daniel Drache, Senior Research Fellow and Associate Director
Alexandra Samur, Research Associate, September 2006