A RISD graduate, Jordan Seiler (b. 1979, US) is a New York-based artist and activist working with issues of advertising and collective agency in public space. Since the early 2000s, Seiler has coopted billboards and advertising spaces to display his own work and has notoriously orchestrated large-scale 'takeovers' to draw attention to the overwhelming amount of advertising in public space as well as to bring into question the ownership of that space. His work has been an inspiration for global activist projects like Art in Ad Places, Brandalism, No Ad Day and been included in exhibitions around the world such as the U.S. pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale (IT), the Austin Museum of Digital Art (TX, US) and the International Poster Biennale (Warsaw, PL).