Artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg created 3D portraits of complete strangers by harvesting DNA found on the street, like that in the form of saliva residue on gum or cigarette butts, fingernail fragments and hair. She calls this series ‘Stranger Visions’ and it is meant to bring attention to DNA surveillance databases and genetic surveillance issues – a subject that will be increasingly on our minds in the very near future.
Artist Creates Portraits From DNA Found on Gum, Cigarette Butts & Hair To Bring Awareness To Biological Surveillance
In South West England in the city of Bristol, there is a little girl at the Temple Meads train station standing on the platform. At first glance, you might wonder if she is alone or lost but as you move closer in her direction, you might think your vision is going as she appears to look distorted…and pixelated.
Brighton-based artist duo Semiconductor, have put together this hypnotic piece of work called 20 Hz which shows the relationship between radio waves and sound. It was co-commissioned by Arts Santa Monica and Lighthouse for the exhibition Invisible Fields which is showing at Arts Santa Monica in Barcelona, Spain through March 4, 2012.