SURVEILLANCE

SURVEILLANCE

Whistleblower Exhibition Exposes Surveillance Age Vigilantes

A Danish exhibition showcases multimedia work about vigilantes like Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange, and Edward Snowden.
DJ Pangburn
8.4.17
SURVEILLANCE

I Got Tracked by Ai Weiwei's Drones and Here's What Happened

Ai, Jacques Herzog, and Pierre de Meuron staged a creepily prescient installation at the Park Avenue Armory.
Kara Weisenstein
7.11.17
SURVEILLANCE

This Scary Smart Collar Will Slowly Take Over Your Life

A Hong Kong art collective is making people think twice about society's obsession with wearables.
Maya-Roisin Slater
6.1.17
SURVEILLANCE

Inside East Berlin’s Humungous Cold War Surveillance Archive

Photographer Adrian Fish documents East Germany’s civilian surveillance program in images that are as simple as they are disturbing.
Jill Blackmore Evans
4.30.17
virtual reality

See the Canadian Wilderness from a Grizzly Bear’s Point of View in This VR Experience

'Bear 71' takes you on a tour of Banff National Park with a tagged grizzly and countless trail cameras as your guides.
Frederick Blichert
4.25.17
video art

For 6 Weeks, This Actual Office Is Becoming a Reality TV Show

E.S.P. TV live streams daily life at Pioneer Works for their debut performative exhibition, 'Work.'
Irina Makarova
3.3.17
Internet

Confuse Facebook's Algorithms with the 'Go Rando' Web Extension

Artist Ben Grosser has built an app that lets you obfuscate your likes in the face of Facebook’s all-seeing algorithms.
Kevin Holmes
2.17.17
Art

#Poolswiping: One Woman's Quest to Make Sneaking into Hotel Pools Go Viral

When Dutch graphic designer and digital artist Valerie van Zuijlen got bored on vacation, she decided to engineer her way into 18 exclusive Miami hotel pools.
DJ Pangburn
1.20.17
Art

Interactive Portals Take Viewers Inside the 'Broken Windows' Theory

New media artist Elizabeth Mputu explores “police brutality, surveillance, and resistance,” in a series of multimedia portals.
DJ Pangburn
10.5.16
Film

Cyberspace and Surveillance Get Visualized in a New Documentary

'Black Code' is the Post-Snowden film that tells human stories behind our changing world.
Catherine Chapman
10.5.16
Art

The Surveillance Artist Turning Landscape Photography Inside Out

Trevor Paglen's take on surveillance, privacy, and other big themes through the use of photography.
Catherine Chapman
9.1.16
Art

This Handmade Rug Is a Drone Survival Guide

In order to illustrate Ruben Pater’s 'Drone Survival Guide' from a new perspective, conceptual artist Jim Ricks sourced a rug from Afghan carpet makers.
Andrew Salomone
8.23.16