21. July, 2008
As a part of O! Vacija! German cultural festival
Latvian National Opera, Riga
The Bauhouse Audi Symphony sort of blew my mind.
I shouldn’t have been surprised. Art and advertising have been co-habituating quite comfortably for some time now. It is nothing new that, as audiences become increasingly immune to advertising, advertisers have been forced to look for new ways to reach consumers;they have opened their minds and spaces to artists. Artists I admire, like graphic designer Seb Jarnot and musician Jose Gonzalez , are signing their names to Nike and Sony. Renowned filmmaker Wong Kar Wai made a film especially for a television set, the Philips Aurea . Closer to home, here at DDB, Zelta Zivtina ’s commercials have a sitcom...