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POST-ISM (Lisboa 2019)
28 JUNHO > 07 JULHO I FABRICA FEATURES LISBOA
POSTISM apresenta projetos desenvolvidos na disciplina de Projeto II do Mestrado em Design de Comunicação (Belas-Artes, ULisboa) que abordam as formas de comunicação, produção e disseminação de conhecimento atuais, evidenciando os ismos que emergem (a)pós o impacto massivo dos sistemas digitais e da internet na cultura contemporânea.
THE GLASS ROOM (by Tactical Tech)
The Glass Room is a thought-provoking exhibition curated by Tactical Tech and presented by Mozilla, which offers a timely look at how companies use and store our data.
Trevor Paglen | Experimental geography, state secrecy, military symbology, photography, and visuality.
“Trevor Paglen is an artist whose work spans image-making, sculpture, investigative journalism, writing, engineering, and numerous other disciplines. Among his chief concerns are learning how to see the historical moment we live in and developing the means to imagine alternative futures.”
In this artist talk, Trevor Paglen presents a series of projects exploring planet-scale sensing systems. From fiber optic cables under the earth’s oceans and reconnaissance satellites in earth’s orbit, to the autonomous vision systems and artificial intelligence networks that have come to inhabit the most intimate parts of our lives, Paglen’s projects offer a glimpse into some of the unseen landscapes that characterize our historical moment.
I KNOW WHERE YOUR CAT LIVES (2014) - Owen Mundy
This project explores two uses of the internet: one that promotes sharing for the sociable and humorous appreciation of domesticated felines, and another where personal data is exploited by startups and international mega-corporations who are ushering in a new era of decreased privacy for all. I Know Where Your Cat Lives does not visualize all the cats on the net, only those that allow us to track where their owners have been.
CORONATION (2020) - Ai WeiWei
SURVEILLANCE CHESS (2012) - !Mediengruppe Bitnik
Hijacking CCTV Cameras in London
Equipped with an interfering transmitter !Mediengruppe Bitnik hacks surveillance cameras in pre-Olympic London and assumes control. The artist collective replaces real-time surveillance images with an invitation to play a game of chess. The security staff’s surveillance monitor located in the control room becomes a game console.