Critics of the project say artist Dries Depoorter is engaging dangerously with surveillance culture.
The filmmaker talks to Hyperallergic about his documentary All Light, Everywhere and incorporating theory into his practice.
Theo Anthony unpacks the fraught history that has brought us the body camera in his documentary All Light, Everywhere, which recently premiered at Sundance.
Using drone technology to photograph protests may be enticing at first, but such aerial images are also used for surveillance by law enforcement.
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.
Artist Lauren McCarthy wants to become your personal virtual assistant, but you have to invite her in.
Julie Anand and Damon Sauer are photographing the x-shaped calibration markers from a once top-secret spying project by the US government.
Their new installation at the Park Avenue Armory features drones and facial-recognition technology, yet seems to have no politics at all.
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.
In April 1981, a detective followed the French artist Sophie Calle through the streets of Paris for one day.
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 is an excellent filmmaker.