JAMES COUPE
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This exhibition is based on the collaboration with a network of scientists, journalists, activists, and artists in some twenty countries around the world, and in cooperation with expert organizations such as the German PEN Center, the Chaos Computer Club, Reporters Without Borders, and such platforms as netzpolitik. org, digitalcourage.de, WikiLeaks, and others. The exhibition’s aim is to expand public debate about the ever-present surveillance and censorship methods, which is an urgent priority not only due to constant new reports in the media, but especially because of the extensive obstruction of the investigation of these practices.

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Aktionsart is pleased to present General Intellect, an exhibition of new work from James Coupe. Featuring a generative database of 3,000 videos produced by workers hired through Amazon’s Mechanical Turk (mTurk) service, this exhibition displays single and multi-channel video installations throughout an entire decaying school building in South Lake Union.

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GENERAL INTELLECT

A multi-channel video installation that generates narratives from video files produced by an online micro-labour force, via Amazon’s Mechanical Turk service…

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The Henry Art Gallery will host Surveillance & Privacy: Art, Law, and Social Practice, a multi-day symposium focusing on the response of artists and cultural institutions to issues related to privacy and surveillance.

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Jalousie Room

Jalousie Room has three parts: a camera that meticulously and obsessively analyzes the street and buildings outside the gallery; a camera that is looking for a specific woman inside the main gallery; and a conversation that has previously taken place inside the room.

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Swarm has received an Honorary Mention in the Interactive Art category at Ars Electronica.

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A panel that considers how contemporary artists are using code as a cinematic medium.

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Art Fag City discusses Swarm as part of Cronenberg:Transformations at MOCCA, Toronto

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In James Coupe’s “Swarm,” Surveillance Equipment and Profiling Algorithms Highlight Demographic Identity and Social Paranoia…

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Observe your spouse

Swarm is an installation that identifies people in the museum according to their demographic and segments them into ‘clans’ in competing versions of the gallery space.

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A public art work installed on the facade of the Henry Art Gallery until November 2015. As people approach they are tracked, profiled and recorded by surveillance cameras, while ultrasonic speakers beam stories at them derived from Facebook status posts.

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Sanctum opens May 4 – sign up to the project’s Facebook app.

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Observe your spouse

This installation merges surveillance video with a self-help style voice-over, a psychology experiment, and a religious sermon.

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Five people in a room

A ring of five cameras is configured to continuously monitor a 360-degree field of view. The resulting panorama is then displayed on five screens on a wall. Software filters the video captured by the cameras to show only one person on each screen. The footage of each person loops, only being replaced once a new person stands in front of one of the cameras.

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Five People in a Room included in The Public Private at Parsons, New York City Feb 7 – April 17.

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A new installation is currently being installed at the Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.