Sylvia Schwenk - Under Surveillance

 

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Schwenk, Under Surveillance, 2007

Synopsis:

This intervention masquerading as an everyday event in Martin Place, Sydney, directed by Sylvia Schwenk, saw performers dressed as officials conducting surveillance.  The performers photographed and filmed people in public to stimulate awareness of the level of surveillance our Society is subjected to, and to prompt thought about what the loss of privacy that accompanies this heightened scrutiny means.