The growing number of security cameras in public spaces reflects how our society is controlling freedom. What do we need to make us feel safe? Exploring the themes of safety and freedom and the contradiction between the two, this installation takes over the public space by turning the idea of security cameras on its head. Instead of a security camera recording the movements of locals, a video projector transforms the dull grey wall into a moving work of art.
Dimensions of the work:
Distance from the projector to the wall is 5 meters. Projected image is 3.5 meters wide and 2 meters high.
Spaces suitable for exhibiting the work:
Outdoors, Outdoors, under a roof, Cold space (eg. a shed, a silo etc.), Semi-heated space, Heated space
Sub-zero temperatures, Rain, Humidity
Indoor work, requirements for the space
dim (light enough for walking)
Standard mains current (10A/16A)
Support and other structures:
The work needs support structures, hanging points, or similar
A truss stand or pole for mounting the projector.
Minimum height of the space:
Minimum square meters of the space:
Building time and people required (estimate):
6 hours with 1-2 persons.
Artist or their representative must be present during building