Series F-300-11 - Audio and audiovisual materials

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Audio and audiovisual materials

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  • Sound recordings
  • Moving images
  • Graphic materials
  • Records in electronic form (born-digital)

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  • Source of title proper: The creator's original title is preserved.

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  • 1991-2020 (Creation)

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Analogue materials
3 moving images (2 original, 1 copy) : VHS, DVD
2 sound recordings (1 original, 1 copy) : CD

Born-digital materials:
62 audio recordings (284.4 MB) : MP3, WMA
25 moving images (3.01 GB) : MP4
5 items of graphic material (2.5 MB) : PDF, JPG

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Series consists of sound recordings and audiovisual material created and/or distributed by Adbusters Media Foundation. This series contains analogue as well as born-digital materials.

Analogue materials include a VHS titled New Ideas for Television: Ads to Make You Think (1991), a mixed CD titled Adbusters Live Without Dead Time (2003, mixed by DJ Spooky that subliminal kid), and a DVD titled The Production of Meaning (2006).

Born-digital materials include short (15 second to 1 minute in length) promotional videos for Adbusters Magazine and the organization's various campaigns; audio readings of Adbusters Magazine (Issues 71 to 98), and an audio recording interview with activist Kenneth O'Keefe. Born-digital graphic materials associated with Adbusters Live Without Dead Time (2003, mixed by DJ Spooky that subliminal kid), and The Production of Meaning (2006) are also included within this sub-series.

The series has been arranged by the archivist into two sub-series based on the record's format.

Analogue publications (sub-series 1).
Born-digital records (sub-series 2).

Files are arranged chronologically.

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  • English

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Access is open with no restrictions.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Series contains copyright-protected materials and copyright ownership is mixed, with Adbusters holding copyright in some of the materials and third parties in others. For more information, see the note on Terms governing use in the fonds-level description or the general AtoM note on the Archives' practices for managing mixed copyright holdings.

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Analogue moving images and sound recordings include 1 VHS, 2 DVDs, and 2 CDs.

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  • English

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