1/ COLLECTIVE RESEARCH, Spy – SIMILAR EXPERIENCE –

BIOGRAPHY:

 

SpY is an urban artist whose first endeavors date back to the mid-eighties. Shortly after, already a national reference as a graffiti artist, he started to explore other forms of artistic communication in the street. His work involves the appropiation urban elements through transformation or replication, commentary on urban reality, and the interference in its communicative codes.

 

PROJECT:

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Installation of 150 security cameras on building facade with the intention of not watching over anything. the installation is meant to provoke passers-by into reflecting on their daily interactions with surveillance technology, and the people behind it.

 

The piece invites reflection about our present and daily interaction with technology and who is behind. The cameras are a symbol that represents it, however it is clear that we are surrounded by devices that act as tools of surveillance.

 

 

MATERIALS:

 

150 CCTV cameras

 

 

TECHNOLOGY:

 

Spionage

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