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Plushy Roadkill as Street Art

Stuffed Animals to Shock Viewers

This shocking roadkill art installation, featuring mutilated stuffed animals which had been soaked in dirty water, was set up on the streets of New York as part of the recent 'Art in Odd Places' exhibit.

The installation is the work of New York artist L. Mylott Manning, with the aim to examine the reactions of viewers as they realized that the "roadkill" was, in fact, animals made out of cloth.

Implications - Shockvertising is one of the most effective ways for a business or organization to capture attention. While many consumers may initially be put off by such behavior, they will later recall that particular business as providing them with an unusual or unconventional perspective. Consumers will be likely to recall businesses who behave this way in comparison to those who choose not to take risks.
Trend Themes
1. Shockvertising - Using shocking or controversial visuals in advertising to capture attention and leave a lasting impression.
2. Unconventional Perspectives - Presenting unique and unconventional viewpoints through art or marketing to engage and evoke strong reactions from viewers.
3. Memorable Risk-taking - Taking calculated risks in marketing and business strategies to stand out and be remembered by consumers.
Industry Implications
1. Advertising - Opportunities for companies and agencies to use shockvertising to create memorable and impactful ad campaigns.
2. Art - Artists can explore unconventional perspectives and challenge societal norms through thought-provoking installations and exhibits.
3. Marketing - Businesses can embrace risk-taking in their marketing approaches to differentiate themselves from competitors and leave a lasting impression.
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