The art world’s ambivalent response to surveillance

Todd Eberle, (Untitled) IBM 1620 Data Processing System, 1968, 1999, photograph. Courtesy: © Todd Eberle

Algorithms, Big Data and surveillance: what’s the response, and responsibility, of art?

Rivane Neuenschwander  The Conversation,  2010. Courtesy: the artist; Tanya Bonakdar, New York; Stephen Freidman, London; and Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo.

What would the NSA’s massive repositories of data sound like if a composer of electronic and computer music had access to them?

Forensic listening and juridical speaking