Antonio Roberts 2017

Exposed is a collage of everyday encounters with surveillance. A drone navigates a landscape of satellite imagery and facial-recognition resistance masks while pins from Google Maps rain down. It highlights the ways in which technology is being used to expose details of our lives and to collect data about our movements on- and offline.

Originally commissioned by Aly Grimes for Short Circuit.


Digital video, duration and dimensions variable


Hybrid Landscapes
April 2017 – November 2019 at Digital Catapult, London

Data Types

Anonymised, Geospatial, Metadata, Personal, Retrieved, Shared, Social, State, Unknown

About the Artist

Antonio Roberts is a New Media artist and Curator based in Birmingham, UK. His artwork uses glitch art, hacking and technology-driven processes to explore issues surrounding open source software, free culture and collaborative practices. He is…
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