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Put yourself in an animal’s place

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 3-02-2011 19:39 | Category: Animal rights



Deutscher Tierschutzbund: Put yourself in a pig's place

Ouch! Animals feel pain, just like people do. That’s why agency Frese & Wolff show people in situations where they are exposed to the same torment and torture as animals are.
Campaign is made for the Deutscher Tierschutzbund e. V. (German Animal Protection Federation).

Video: “Fühl Dich wie ein Schwein” / “Feel like a pig”

Related post about the Deutscher Tierschutzbund:
- Monkeying with our emotions


Video in German from the Deutscher Tierschutzbund e. V. at the International Grüne Woche 2011 (Green Week): about the shortcomings in the intensive agriculture, piglet castration without anesthesia, agricultural factories, animal feed poisoning and genetic engineering:


Deutscher Tierschutzbund: Put yourself in a mink's place

Deutscher Tierschutzbund: Put yourself in a monkey's place

Deutscher Tierschutzbund: Put yourself in a horse's place


Advertiser:
Deutscher Tierschutzbund e. V.
Agency:
Frese & Wolff, Oldenburg, Germany
Additional credits:
Producer: Christof Schröter
Creative Director: Uwe Linthe, Ingo Steuber
Art Director: Thorsten Abeln
Graphic Designer: Alexander Wille
Photographer: Tim Thiel




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Comments about Put yourself in an animal's place

Personally, I’m not a fan of this campaign:
http://workthatmatters.blogspot.com/2011/02/put-yourself-in-models-place.html

Posted by Tom Megginson | 3-02-2011 20:00

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@Tom I see pain in the print ads brought with a familiar communication technique, changing roles. For me the nudity isn’t sexualization of the cause. (in the print ads).
I see fragility.

My complaint is that the video doesn’t fit in that campaign strategy. The video do have the sexualisation. For that the campaign in total isn’t consequent.

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 3-02-2011 22:11

Comments about Put yourself in an animal's place

I dunno, Marc. I find the models and the poses pretty self-consciously sexual. And their “pained” reactions are not very believable. I see no fragility there, just an AD who wanted to work with (and painstakingly photoshop) naked people.

But why argue? I’d rather be having a drink with you! Proost!

Posted by Tom | 4-02-2011 02:33

Comments about Put yourself in an animal's place

@Tom Ok :-)

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 4-02-2011 13:22

Comments about Put yourself in an animal's place

I’d be worried less about the specifics of the image and the marketing, and more about the MESSAGE, which is to leave the animals alone!  I don’t know you, but are you doing that, or just complaining about a photo?

Posted by Jeff | 29-10-2012 17:09

Comments about Put yourself in an animal's place

Jeff, this blog is about social, cause and not-for-profit marketing. We discuss activism in the context of its strategy and execution.

Posted by Tom Megginson | 29-10-2012 17:24

Comments about Put yourself in an animal's place

Sorry Tom!  I am so used to people missing the point about animal abuse that I jusmped in with both activist feet!  Ugh…....keep up the good work!

Posted by jeff | 29-10-2012 17:46

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Thanks, Jeff.

Posted by Tom Megginson | 29-10-2012 17:56



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