Surveillance to Art

“Flipping Around the Paranoia”

  • Kathy Michelle Carbone CalArts


This photo essay explores a particular (but not uncommon) historical nexus and regime of information and control—the operations and recorded remains of a police surveillance program—and the ways in which today two artists, through politico-aesthetic practices, re-vision and make public, alter and share knowledge about past invasive acts on individual privacy and previously covert documents.

Pre-print first published online 11/25/2018