Surveillance is a French term adopted to design the state of control and invigilating through video-cameras. Videosurveillance appears late on the 1980’s and is strongly criticized for Social Sciences because it displays practices for security against human rights and lose of privacy. Artist like Manu Luksch, Harun Farocki or Igor Stromajer develop strategies to improve and reformulate these practices with electronic technologies. There are also practices of surveillance in the Internet.
There is a growing number of artists who have created a virtual identity. They fully inhabit web space. Several terms are used to describe them: internet natives [inners], icons [internet converters], diggers [digital generation].
Concluding the puppet-animation based (loosely) on the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh.
Gilgamesh finally realises that he cannot rescue Enkidu from the Island of the Dead. He returns home, a sadder and wiser king, but he still has one last trick up his sleeve - the invention of writing. Part 10 of 10.
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