Information and warning signage, desk, 3 black-and-white surveillance cameras, lenses, transformers and brackets, 6 monitors, 5 monitor brackets, 2 homing bridging switches, time-lapse recorder, character generator, Amiga computer, VHS playback, cables
Installation dimensions variable
Emerging in the mid-1980s as a precise but playful analyst of social and technological changes, Julia Scher has been dealing with surveillance for more than 30 years. Her work addresses surveillance both as a phenomenon of control, investigating its apparatus and architecture, as well as the impact of surveillance on the private and public spheres. Very early on, her performance and video installations drew attention to the effects of the increasingly ubiquitous cameras and monitors, anticipating our surveillance alienated society.