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
Carey Young, Declared Void
UBERMORGEN Vote Auction
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
Assignments 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