B.U.G.A.  U.P.
Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions


Watch the following videos on the BUGA-UP YouTube channel.

  • Q.E.D. - The War of Words Down Under B.B.C. Television documentary on Australian initiatives against cigarette advertising featuring B.U.G.A. U.P. , 1984. See National Library of Australia

  • Collective Surgery The Sunday Program profiles four doctors who have taken up spray cans as a preventative health measure.

  • Billboard Bandits A short History of B.U.G.A. U.P. by Kathyn Milliss. Featuring Arthur Chesterfield-Evans, Ric Bolzan, Bill Snow, Ian Cohen.

  • BUGA-UP, recalling their campaign We meet the BUGA-UP paint-bombers, recalling their campaign against cigarette advertising in the late 1970s. Spray cans in hand; the small team of vandals were determined to cleverly deface billboards promoting cigarettes.