Post-Surveillance Art

Suzanne Treister 2014

Treister’s Post-Surveillance Art poster series shrewdly explores the post-Snowden age and a culture in which people are happy to surrender vast amounts of their personal data to unidentified, potentially unregulated sources. Patterns reminiscent of Op art, Pop art, twentieth-century science fiction and computer errors accompany thought-provoking, critically challenging and tongue-in-cheek slogans.


19 archival giclée prints on Hahnemühle Bamboo paper, each 29.7 x 42 cm or 42 x 29.7 cm


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

Data Types

Anonymised, Commercial, Metadata, Personal, Social, State

About the Artist

Suzanne Treister (b.1958 London UK) studied at St Martin’s School of Art, London (1978-1981) and Chelsea College of Art and Design, London (1981-1982) based in London having lived in Australia, New York and Berlin. Initially recognized…
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