Art probes the Law (session 02)

My slides


Group work

Legal and other frameworks (e.g., Terms of Service) structure and regulate data, and also confer certain rights. We survey artworks that interact with the law.


Carey Young, Terms and Conditions

password: PCG-preview


Carey Young, Declared Void (end of article)




Scott Kildall, Nathaniel Stern Wikipedia Art  (2009)


Alexandre Orion, Ossario /ReverseGraffiti


Adam Harvey, Jules LaPlace MegaPixels


Pierre Huyghe/ Philippe Parreno AnnLee No Ghost One Million Kingdoms

Banksy Banging your head against a brick wall

Manu Luksch  Mapping CCTV


due session 03 on 09/29

1a) Watch Terms and Conditions May Apply (2013) by Cullen Hoback
– a documentary that examines the cost of so-called ‘free’ services and the continuing disappearance of online privacy.

1b) Afterlife Diary – keep a ‘24hr record’ of your activities that don’t emit data traces.
For literary inspiration, read [pdf] DavidEagleman_Sum and George Perec’s An Attempt at Exhausting a Place In Paris (1974) [pdf] GeorgesPerec_AnAttempt

1c) read [pdf] CCPA FAQ: A citizen’s guide to America’s f irst privacy law – The Washington Post