The Bubble Project
The project was conceived by Ji Lee, an artist and art director who originally printed 15,000 stickers that look like speech bubbles used in comic strips. He posts these blank speech bubbles on top of advertisements throughout New York City allowing anyone who sees them to write in their comments and thoughts. By filling in the bubbles people engage in the project and transform “the corporate monologue into an open dialogue”. After time passes, the comments are photographed and posted on the project’s website.
On June 1, 2006, a book written by Lee himself was released. It explains the whole idea behind the project and shows the best pictures taken in the first 4 years, showing the results of the project.
- Ji Lee (2006). Talk Back: The Bubble Project. Mark Batty Publisher. ISBN 0-9762245-7-7.
- Article on AIGA
- Article on Yahoo! Picks for October 13, 2005
- The Bubble Project Homepage
- "Talk Back: The Bubble Project" Website
- Progetto Bolla (Italian Bubble Project)
- Proyecto Burbuja (Argentine Bubble Project)
- The Bubble Project (Dutch Bubble Project)
Another project by Ji Lee