To develop a deeper understanding of the forces at play in surveillance networks we will:
Around these activities we will have an ongoing contextual discussion, exploring artists relevant to the field and the wider social and political implications of our research.
A reading list, and many relevant artist examples, will be provided before or after the workshop, depending on participants' preference.
Participants will require a pen, pencil and paper.
The timing of this workshop is totally flexible. Please contact me through curatorspace if you would like to arrange a time convenient for you.
A two-hour discursive workshop aimed at giving participants a deeper understanding of surveillance dynamics, through analysis of surveillance networks, development of skills in the identification of others and training in artists' security.
I am a sometime artist and a more time invigilator at a major art gallery in central London. I make work exploring and exploiting this dual position. My key teaching interests are deeper understandings of surveillance dynamics, and the development of tactical methods of researching from a position of weakness, with particular interest in disguise, impersonation, plausible deniability and magic.