Art is anything you can get away with. – Marshall McLuhan
In some situations, the simple act of sharing your opinion on a leaflet can be highly dangerous. A creative approach can both keep you safe, and memorably spread your message. Even when there is no risk involved, sometimes leafleting in creative ways –sending your message on a floating lantern or a balloon – can be a more effective way to get people’s attention.
In the early days of the uprising against President Assad, Syrian activist Ahmed Zaino would write the word “Freedom!” on hundreds of ping-pong balls, release them from the top of a hill in Damascus, and let them bounce through the streets.