Interrogative Art, Performances, Cultural Criticism, etc....
Surveillance and Ready Made Martial Law in the Anthrax Age
ISEA 2002, October 27 to 31.
- DECONference 2002: Freedom from the
possibility of carrying contraband or contamination.
CYBORG: Digital Destiny and Human Possibility in the Age of the
Wearable Computer published by Randomhouse Doubleday
(found by WWW search with word "cyborg" on the chapters.com site).
not just surveillance, in response to terrorism
- 35mm motion picture
film about wearable computing...
"Cyberman, is about a genius computer geek at the U of T who
created the world's first wearable computer." -- Globe and Mail
other Cyberman reviews.
Social commentary on mass decontamination facilities.
There is also a
curatorial essay for the exhibit.
Subjectrights: an alternative to the concept of Copyright.
Mass Decon: Social commentary on Mass Decontamination,
quarantine, domestic preparedness, and martial law (Apr. 1, 2001)
- Seatsale: an exhibition
of Seat Licensing in San Francisco.
- Microseconds and Years: an exhibition
of Lightvector Paintings at the Olga Korper Gallery
- Free Source as Free Thought:
Architecting Free Standards
- The Newsflasher
- Pictures of WearComp
as it has evolved over more than 20 years.
- An exhibition
at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, of various embodiments of WearComp
- Prior Art:
an exhibition of architecture designed for a single
occupant. This work includes
at pARTs photographic arts gallery, March 1999
If you would like to show me an advertisement,
please press 3,
and slide your credit card through the slot on my head to purchase
One of Mann's typical installations,
which includes PleaseWait,
at the McLuhan Centre of Culture and Technology, October
19-31, 1998 (there is also a
of the above picture (may be slow: 1.1 Mb))
The opening of this exhibit was coincident with Mann's
at the McLuhan Symposium on Culture and Technology:
I am a Camera: Humanistic Intelligence is the medium;
our everyday living is the message
Wearable Computing as Means for Personal Empowerment
(Prof. Mann's ICWC-98 Keynote Address)
Reflectionist Issues in Humanistic Intelligence:
Accident as a means of seeing the walls of hegemony's cell
- The Slowglass Club
- WearComp and WearCam as Nomadic Personal
Infowar Machines: Personal Empowerment through the use of
Reflectionist Media as a Protective Element
Reconfigured Self as Basis for Humanistic Intelligence)
- Images from a trip Shopping for a Pair of Levis
(Invited Plenary Lecture at Ars Electronica)
- Also at Ars Electronica, a week long performance piece
- Retrospective exhibit,
at MIT, of various embodiments of the
WearComp/WearCam, with an emphasis on those designed to
question the role of surveillance in society
Reflectionism and Diffusionism
Leonardo 31(2) (includes MaybeCam)
- A Small Gallery
of Video Orbit
Sphere's Looking at You, Kid: Shooting Back at the MIT Bookstore
'Smart clothing': Wearable Multimedia Computing and
'Personal Imaging' to Restore the Technological Balance
Between People and Their Environments:
how wearable technologies can protect our privacy and freedom as
the world around us becomes "smarter" and more intrusive
(ACM Multimedia, 1996)
telematic remotely controlled body in the above
has been built upon by others: tele-actors
proposals for several works of reflectionist performance art
Reflectionism and Diffusionism)
- The Eudaemonic Shoe: the originals!
- Theory of Darkness
- Shooting Back:
Sensors Expo '95
- Shooting Back:
Discomfort at the Comfort Inn
Privacy Issues of Wearable Cameras versus Surveillance Cameras
: a Manifesto
- A Day in the Life of Cyberspace:
Media Lab's 10th anniversary open house "1010"
- The World's Most Powerful Flash (for Dusting)
- The Lightcomb (a.k.a. Pushbroom)
- Pictures of Early Dusting / Lightspace Rigs
- Shooting Back
- Steve Mann Corp.
Images of Secret Photoborg Central
- The "Information Superhighway"