Edit.Deptford.TV is an audio-visual documentation of the urban change of the Deptford area in collaboration with http://dek.spc.org, http://www.bitnik.org, http://www.southspace.org, and Goldsmiths, University of London.
WHEEL IN A WHEEL
Laia Sadurni & Marthe Van Dessel *
Marthe Van Dessel arrives in Kasterlee with Djette Samen Onderweg, a device to amplify.
WE EXPERIENCE HOW WE DIALOGUE WITH A SPACE WHEN WE PASS THROUGH BY
Participation Capture, Sousveillance, Panoptical surveillance
Sousveillance is the conscious capture of processes from below, by individual participants; surveillance is from the top down, while participation capture is inscribed in the very protocols of cooperation and is therefore an automatic ‘inscription’ of what we are doing:
In English, on the emergence of the Participatory Panopticon:
Our main tool for this workshop will be easily to obtained, simple to use and perfectly legal video receivers that can intercept the data collected by small CCTV video cameras often placed covertly in shops, offices and other public/private spaces.
a Trail of Images of Linz - live on DorfTV.at
CCTV - A Trail of Images. Ein Spaziergang durch die Ueberwachte Stadt mit der !Mediengruppe Bitnik - live transmission 13/5/2011
Ueerwachungskamera-Systeme im angelsaechsischen Sprachraum CCTV genannt sind im oeffentlichen und halboeffentlichen Raum omnipraesent. Welche Art von Bildern erzeugen solche Kameras und wie kann man die bestehenden Einrichtungen fuer kuenstlerische Zwecke nutzen? Das sind Fragen, welchen die !Mediengruppe Bitnik bei ihrem Projekt CCTV A Trail of Images nachgeht.
messing about with surveillance camera footage of linz
sniffing around linz
A series of ludic interventions in downtown Linz. The narrative is focused on generating awareness on invasive surveillance technologies. Utilising cool and awesome ring-tones sounds!
"Politics, like theater, is one of those things where you've got to be wise enough to know when to leave." Richard Lamm
"A real artist never sleeps in front of new technologies but deforms them and transforms them [...]" Paul Virilio
Local residents who occupied the old Job Centre on Deptford High Street with the aim of “converting it into an anti-cuts space for the community” have responded to a legally binding eviction order for this Tuesday by announcing a series of events, culminating in a “mass meeting of anti-cuts activists” the night before. The collective – who go by the name of Social Centre Plus – also plan to bring the local community together against the government’s budget cuts, with spoken word concerts, children’s days, film showings and market day cafés.
Deptford TV: C/Overt operations with CCTV sniffing and collaborative open source video editing
This workshop will attempt to identify and document secret (covert) places, strategies and messages in our everyday surroundings. We will use overt, co-operative tactics and practice openness and transparency to push the covert into clearer view.
For this walk we had the following instructions from the Mediengruppe Bitnik:
1) Wait in front of a bank
During the walk I was carrying a GHz range receiver built by Martin Howse and I recorded the "Maxwellian landscape" of the London financial district.
Pictures are here: