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Surveillance

On 28 October 2015, a US military surveillance blimp rampaged across rural Pennsylvania after breaking its tether above Maryland 

By David Birkin

In our devotion to computation and its predictive capabilities are we rushing blindly towards our own demise?

By Nathaniel Budzinski

The artist's tightly choreographed show about surveillance culture at Koppe Astner, Glasgow

By Chris Sharratt

How artists are mapping the flow of onshore and offshore global wealth, before and after the Panama Papers

By Christy Lange

As Yuri Pattison wins the 2016 Frieze Artist Award, we revisit some of the best frieze articles about art, Big Data and you

Anish Kapoor buys the world's darkest colour and Iggy Pop becomes a life model: a round-up of the latest art news

    Home (with Holly Herndon),  2014, video still. Courtesy: the designers, Holly Herndon  and RNVG, New York

    Sarah Hromack unpacks the work of the Dutch design studio

    By Sarah Hromack
    R. Crumb, illustration from  ‘The Religious Experience of Philip K. Dick’ published in Weirdo #7,  1986. Courtesy: © Robert Crumb, 1986

    Did Philip K. Dick predict the future of surveillance?

    By Andrew Hultkrans

    The art world’s ambivalent response to surveillance

    By Jörg Heiser
    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?

    By Jörg Heiser
    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?

    By Geeta Dayal
    Tom Cruise in Oblivion,  2013

    Has Hollywood primed us for total surveillance?

    By Bert Rebhandl