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Hacked NYPD Posters

Street artist Essam Attia placed his provocative satirical posters around Manhattan, using a maintenance van and uniform to avoid detection, before being arrested for criminal forgery. Attia, who spent time in the US military, placed 200 of the playful posters, based on the aesthetic of original NYPD adds

In this video interview, recorded before his arrest, he says his aim was to create a conversation around whether drones are a technology desired by American people.

A particularly subversive example of how simple visuals can be used to draw attention to an issue.