“Thread,” a newspaper blackout by Austin Kleon
Newspaper blackouts by Austin Kleon
Brazilian ad agency uses blackout poetry to sell soap and deodorant
The agency Salve recently did a campaign focused entirely around blackout poetry for their client, Natura.
Here’s a bad Google translation of the messaging:
Tododia has hidden poetry. At each step of the routine. In every sentence, every gesture. Just be there to feel the pulsing possibilities. Natura invited five women, five poets to see the unusual in the ordinary. Finding the poetry of the newspaper every day. And invites you to participate in this healthy exercise in discovery.
A blackout by David Rogers, a student at VCFA
David very kindly let me know about a fun glitch using the TurboScan iPhone app: “Sometimes the transformation from Blackout to ScanOut gives the poem a subtle emphasis that’s transformative.”
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