Suzanne Treister
2014

Post-Surveillance Art

The term 'Post-Surveillance Art' was coined by Suzanne Treister on 9th January 2014. There is as yet no reference to this term or its meaning on the internet.

A series of poster works navigating the post-Snowden age

20 works. Archival giclée prints on Hahnemuhle Bamboo paper, 29.7 x 42 cm each
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20 works. Digital prints on vinyl -to suspend from ceiling, 100 x 70 cm each
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POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/TUNNEL OF LOVE POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/NSA ON DRUGS POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/NSA SEX BOMB POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/NSA_MONOCHROME DREAMING POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/SHAMAN SURVEILLANT
POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/POST CONTROL POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/PSYCHICDATA ALGORITHM ENCHANTMENT POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/PRIVACY SUCKS POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/PSYCHIC GLOBAL DATA TRANSFER POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/TRIBAL DREAM SHARING
POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/TELEPATHIC NETWORK PARTY (TNP) POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/ONE WORLD DATA FUCKING LOVE POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/THE DISAPPEARANCE POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/THE POETICS OF SURVEILLANCE POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/MYSTIC_02
POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/AMAZON ACID FLASHBACK
POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/GOOGLE BOOGIE ALIEN
POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/BIG DATA
POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/WORLD OPEN DAY
POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/THE SUBLIME OBJECT OF SURVEILLANCE

...what has changed for me personally, post Snowden, is not an awareness of our new condition, but the knowledge that now almost everybody else knows...something which was clear as day if you kept your eyes open, did a bit of research... it's restful no longer being called a conspiracy theorist...I can make this new work feeling its context may now be accessible to a broader audience, even a mainstream artworld audience, those who took little notice of the early issues of the politics of the net, net art and all that parallel, mostly invisible and often misrepresented art and theoretical history of the 1990s, and are now seeing internet related art as if for the first time in the form of the new market driven and apolitical, 'Post-Internet Art' movement... Dear all, this work is for you, it can be your new pinup, free of charge...click to see larger versions, email me if you want a 300 dpi printable file...'sharing' does not have to mean giving all your personal data to government security agencies via social media for free... (2014)

POST-SURVEILLANCE ART POSTER/HOMELAND DEFENCE ALIEN
 

 

INTERVIEWS

Dazed and Confused
Cybernetics and the post-surveillance age
Interview with Ashleigh Kane, October 2014
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Apollo Magazine
Post-Surveillance: Suzanne Treister's riposte to 'Post-Internet' art
Interview with Digby Warde- Aldham, August 2014
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Venues/Installation views:

Maggs Gallery, London, England
Post-Surveillance Art, solo show
(June 11-24 2014)
Installation views

Primary, Nottingham, England
Post-Surveillance Art, solo show
(April 10 - May 9 2015)
Installation views

Pierogi The Boiler, Brooklyn, New York, USA
In the show, Anonymity no longer an option
(May 8 - 17 2015)

Installation views

Halle 14, Leipzig, Germany
In the show, Control Mode Feedback
(12 Sept – 8 Nov 2015)
Installation views

Digital Catapult, London, England
In the show, Hybrid Landscapes
(April 2017- Nov 2019)
Installation view

Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, Australia
In the show, Tainted Love
(16 Aug – 12 Oct 2019)

Science Gallery, London, England
In the show, ON EDGE – Living in an age of anxiety
(19 September 2019 – 12 January 2020)

Installation views

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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