Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Nueva Interpretación del Panopticon de Michel Foucault

panoptICONS Utrecht 2010 from Helden on Vimeo.

" ‘panoptICONS’ addresses the fact that you are constantly being watched by surveillance cameras in city centres. The surveillance camera seems to have become a real pest that feeds on our privacy. To represent this, camera birds - city birds with cameras instead of heads - were placed throughout the city centre of Utrecht where they feed on our presence. In addition, a camera bird in captivity was displayed to show the feeding process and to make the everyday breach of our privacy more personal and tangible. "