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CAMÉRA(AUTO)CONTRÔLE

Here we are in the era of “happy-selfexploitation” observed by philosopher Byung- Chul Han, who suggests that cognitive capitalism has brought about a paradigm shift. He replaces Michel Foucault’s bio-politics with the concept of psycho-politics, in which we, the “users”, … Continue reading

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Surveillance, Perception and Deception.

[Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, “Pulse Index”, 2010. Photo: Kate Russel] Cameras, tracking systems and biometric techniques have now transformed the public space into a metered matrix where every activity can be registered, stored and analyzed. The mexican-canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer makes use … Continue reading

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