Friday Art Break: Surveillance Technologies in XR Art, Activism, and Everyday Life
Facial recognition, data mining, racial profiling, biometric tracking, surveillance capitalism and its side effect—what some scholars have called “algorithmic obedience training”—are systems and tools that infringe on our liberties yet often remain invisible or difficult to detect. Artist Nancy Baker Cahill and cyber security expert Kavya Pearlman come together to discuss surveillance technologies and how they impact art, activism and everyday citizens. These friends and collaborators will discuss surveillance as a human rights issue and how vulnerable communities are disproportionately endangered under current conditions. Together, they will explore the subversive potential of sousveillance, and imagine creative resistance, using technology toward empowerment, fortifying privacy rights, and ensuring individual freedoms.
Drawing in VR: Nancy Baker Cahill
A project that came out of a need to put someone inside the artwork in an unconscious, wordless way. Transformations of the Human artist fellow Nancy Baker Cahill explores the transformative medium that is virtual reality. View Nancy's Inspiration collection on Analogue: https://bit.ly/3jjXK39
View Historic Landmarks With This Augmented Reality Art App | Future Blink
Users can download the free app called “4th Wall” and open it at historic sites from Selma to Boston to view artist's Nancy Baker Cahill's piece "Liberty Bell." Mashable is your source for the latest in tech, culture, and entertainment. Subscribe to Mashable: https://bit.ly/2DR64oM Watch more episodes of Future Blink: http://bit.ly/2NI1AFz Follow us: Check out www.mashable.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mashable Twitter: https://twitter.com/mashable Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mashable #AR #LibertyBell #ArtInstallation
Art and Technology
Nancy Baker Cahill Revamps Galleries with Augmented Reality – Brought to you by Hyundai
In the twenty-fifth episode of ART + TECHNOLOGY, we meet Nancy Baker Cahill, a multi-disciplinary artist who works tirelessly to broaden access to art, viewing AR as a natural extension of her drawings. Nancy’s 4th Wall app empowers users to place her artworks (in 360 degrees) anywhere in the world, and Coordinates - a recent addition to 4th Wall - enables users to connect with other artists’ works too. Nancy is interested in power dynamics and connecting with underserved communities, and it is AR that she leverages to promote new perspectives and advance dialogue through different cultural communities. Art+Technology is brought to you by Bloomberg Media Studios and Hyundai.