Life-sized pictures of people found on Google's Street View were printed and posted without authorization at the same spot where they were taken. The posters are printed in color on thin paper, cut along the outline, and then affixed with wheatpaste on the walls of public buildings at the precise spot on the wall where they appear in Google’s Street View image. Street Ghosts reveals the aesthetic, biopolitical, privacy and legal issues, which can be explored through the
. The artwork becomes a performance, re-contextualizing not only ready made informational material, but also a conflict. Ghostly human bodies appear as casualties of the info-war in the city, a transitory record of collateral damage from the battle between corporations, governments, civilians and algorithms.
Selected shows and presentations
Digital Design festival
, exhibition at Victoria and Albert Museum, London - UK
Making the City Playable
, exhibition and lecture at Watershed, Bristol - UK
, exhibition for Aksioma Institute at Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana - Slovenia
, lecture at VII MasterClass, Milan - Italy
, lecture at Aperture Gallery for Magnum Foundation, NYC - U.S.
BORROWORROB, Currencies as Spaces
, exhibition at HDLU, Zagrab - Croatia
exhibition at UTS Gallery, Sydney - Australia
, exhibition and lacture, Amsterdam - Netherlands
festival, exhibition and lecture, Namur - Belgium
, exhibition, Sydney - Australia
exhibition, Barcellona - Spain
Lincoln Digital Culture Festival
, exhibition, Lincoln - UK
Artists as Catalysts
, exhibition at Alhóndiga, Bilbao - Spain
festival, exhibition, Montreal - Canada
festival, exhibition, Buffalo - U.S.
Drones / Birds: Princes of Ubiquity
at The Digital now, exhibition, Brussels - Belgium
The Big Picture
, exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art of Denver, Colorado - U.S.
exhibition at Kellen Gallery of The New School, New York - U.S.
exhibition at Eyebeam, New York - U.S.
26. Stuttgarter Filmwinter,
exhibition, Stuttgart - Germany