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A short history of networked performance art

[...] Artists have equally engaged in a rigorous critique of surveillance technology. The Surveillance Camera Players abide by a philosophy of being "completely distrustful of all governments." Since 1995 they have produced plays such as Denis Beaubois's In Case of Amnesia the City will Recall for surveillance cameras in New York City and international locations. Originally performing for the security guards and police responsible for viewing these cameras, they now gather larger Web publics [...]

(Written by Sara Diamond and published in issue 13 of Horizon Zero: Digital Art and Culture in Canada.)

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