That’s followed by Marisa Olson’s “The One That Got Away,” a 2005 spoof video of , and a real-time stream of content from “creators” who became famous online and curate their presence for massive social media followings.
Other works around the room include mugshots from the 1920s; Mike Mandel and Chantal Zakari’s archive of pictures taken by professional photographers and ordinary people during the manhunt following the Boston Marathon bombing; one photo from a series of portraits Yale Joel snapped through a two-way mirror for a 1946 magazine from the 1960s, featuring photos of subscribers on the covers.
A view of Natalie Bookchin's "My Meds," from the artist's "Testament" series.
These spaces are private, but if the new museum’s inaugural exhibit, “Public, Private, Secret,” teaches you anything, it’s that nothing is as private as you think it is.“When you go out into the outside world, look how many cameras there are,” says ICP Executive Director Mark Lubell.
“There are security cameras but also people taking pictures everywhere….
Kurt Caviezel’s “Pas de Deux” features a series of screen shots from a publicly accessible webcam arranged in a grid.
A man moves and whirls to a projection of what looks like a dance performance.
That mission is clear from the moment you step into “Public, Private, Secret,” which opened Thursday with the new museum.
The first room is dimly lit, in stark contrast to the bright white “village square”-like entry area, almost like a negative.
“I could use your prayers to find another job,” one says. With Bookchin’s pieces, curator Charlotte Cotton says, there’s “this wonderful sense of people sharing a lot, but then also the kind of repetition suggesting very learned behavior how to represent your personal life online.”Another work caught early visitors off guard.
It’s located in a small hallway that connects the first gallery of videos to a larger one downstairs and may have sent many people home to place stickers over their webcams (a precaution even Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg appears to take).
Reports in the UK say that NSA engineers helped GCHQ develop the Optic Nerve program.
Many have either claimed or speculated that one way the NSA and other U. spy agencies got around the prohibition of spying on Americans was to let a third party do it for them. News reports, based on the leaks of NSA information by Edward Snowden, say that GCHQ stored millions of images gleaned from its webcam surveillance.
Each features a video of a stranger as his or her voice narrates.