“Rest Assured You Are [Once Again] Under Video Surveillance”

“Rest Assured You Are Under Video Surveillance” has reappeared between Chalmers Hall and the School of Architecture building on the University of Kansas’s main campus.  Weather permitting, the installation will remain in place through Friday, 29 April 2016.  This particular appearance is unique in that the installation is visible along two major arteries of pedestrian…

‘Rest Assured’ to feature at Lawrence Public Library

Through a series of pop-up Zen gardens equipped with hidden cameras, 2015 Rocket Grant recipients Bryon Darby, Aaron Long, Cotter Mitchell, and Aaron Paden seek to confront our culture’s growing love/hate relationship with surveillance. In Rest Assured, You Are Under Video Surveillance, guests “relax” within the space under the safe but watchful camera eyes, each…

“Rest Assured You Are [Now] Under Video Surveillance”

Last night the art team for the “Rest Assured You Are Under Video Surveillance” project finished installing the piece at the Cider Gallery in Lawrence, where it will make its debut today. “Rest Assured” confronts viewers with the question “Does surveillance really promote peace and comfort?” by inviting them into a zen garden that is…