Experiment / INTERACTIVE

panoptICONS

To protest the irritation of constant surveillance, Thomas voor ‘t Hekke and Bas van Oerle, working under the name “Helden,” conceived of a project called “panoptICONS,” which involves placing “camera birds” — half-bird, half-surveillance camera — throughout the city of Utrecht.

“”panoptICONS addresses the fact that we are constantly being watched by surveillance cameras in city centres. The …