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    Hasan Elahi

    Director of Digital Cultures and Creativity Honors Program, University of Maryland
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    Hasan Elahi is an interdisciplinary artist working with issues in surveillance, privacy, migration, citizenship, technology and the challenges of borders. An erroneous tip called into law enforcement authorities in 2002 subjected Elahi to an intensive investigation by the FBI and after undergoing months of interrogations, he was finally cleared of suspicions. After this experience, Elahi conceived “Tracking Transience” and opened just about every aspect of his life to the public. Predating the NSA’s PRISM surveillance program by half a decade, the project questions the consequences of living under constant surveillance and continuously generates databases of imagery that tracks the artist and his points of transit in real-time.

    Past Events

    Friday, Oct 21 2016

    10 AM

    Have you ever had it UP TO HERE?You’re frustrated after a line has been crossed. You’re so far down one path that you struggle to change... read more
    7 hours | Edison | Cadillac Palace Theatre

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