Critics of the project say artist Dries Depoorter is engaging dangerously with surveillance culture.
Theo Anthony on How the History of Cinema Led to the Modern Surveillance State
The filmmaker talks to Hyperallergic about his documentary All Light, Everywhere and incorporating theory into his practice.
The Entanglements Between Policing, Surveillance, and Moving Images
Theo Anthony unpacks the fraught history that has brought us the body camera in his documentary All Light, Everywhere, which recently premiered at Sundance.
The Disconcerting Implications of Drone Photography
Using drone technology to photograph protests may be enticing at first, but such aerial images are also used for surveillance by law enforcement.
Decode This New Video Game’s Story Using Surveillance Footage
The new game Telling Lies turns players into detectives, having them sort through surveillance footage to understand what to look for and find the truth.
Want a Smart Home Assistant? Invite This Artist to Watch You for Three Days Instead
Artist Lauren McCarthy wants to become your personal virtual assistant, but you have to invite her in.
In the Arizona Desert, Artists Rediscover Relics of a Cold War Satellite Program
Julie Anand and Damon Sauer are photographing the x-shaped calibration markers from a once top-secret spying project by the US government.
Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron Turn Surveillance into a Gimmick
Their new installation at the Park Avenue Armory features drones and facial-recognition technology, yet seems to have no politics at all.
Before Protesting at the Republican National Convention, Learn to Protect Your Phone
CLEVELAND — If you’re a smartphone-wielding protestor in Cleveland this week, you might want to make a pit stop at SPACES on your way downtown to the Republican National Convention.
Following Sophie Calle
In April 1981, a detective followed the French artist Sophie Calle through the streets of Paris for one day.
Big Brother Can’t See Through This Anti-Surveillance Coat
So you’ve covered up your laptop camera, switched to the anonymous web browser Tor, and removed your cell phone battery to thwart tracking — and you’re still vulnerable to the prying eyes of Big Brother and friends.
Laura Poitras’s Unimaginative Transition from the Screen to the Museum
Laura Poitras is an excellent filmmaker.