festival / exhibition / conference

25. - 31.Mar.08 BANGKOK [TH]: 5th Bangkok Experimental Film Festival
screening of Aju J's New Year Feast – In the Year of the Fire Dog at BEFF 5
26.Mar.08 PARIS [FR]: Galerie Motte et Rouart shows FACELESS
The group exhibition GOOD MORNING PARANOIA at Galerie Motte et Rouart includes CCTV sci-fi FACELESS by Manu Luksch. 72, rue Mazarine 75006 Paris
06.May.08 ABERDEEN: screening of FACELESS
As part of the 'RECODED-Landscapes and Politics of New Media' exhibition, FACELESS by Manu Luksch will be screened at Peacock Visual Arts, 21 Castle Street, Aberdeen, followed by a screening of How Little We Know of Our Neighbours by Rebecca Baron.
30. - 30.Mar.08 PARIS [FR]: screening of FACELESS at Centre Pompidou
Please come to the opening of Hors Pistes festival on 28 March, 20:30, cinema 1, centre Pomipdou. screening of FACELESS: 30 March, 14:00. Round table: 17:00, Petite Salle, centre Pompidou.
29. - 29.Feb.08 LONDON: ‘On the Margins of Technology’ Public Symposium
A day of discussion and debate around the issues of Older people and technology.
28.Mar.08 PARIS [FR]: conference about art and surveillance of public spaces at La Sorbonne
Manu Luksch participates at conference "espace public sous contrôle: les artistes veillent" à la Sorbonne
01.Feb.08 BERLIN [D]: transmediale08: FACELESS: opportunistic infections of the surveillance apparatus
Manu Luksch introduces the idea of the Manifesto for CCTV Filmmakers and other artistic subversive activity surrounding CCTV at Bilderberg Salon, a forum for presenting and discussing artistic strategy.
24.Nov.07 BRUSSELS [BE]: presentation and screening of FACELESS
As part of the 10th JONCTION Festival, Manu Luksch gives a talk about the making of FACELESS followed by a screening. The festival focuses on etraces: "Tracks in electr(on)ic fields, gestures transformed into data, codes that set bodies in motion, prescriptions that ask to be interpreted. Pretended or real identities spread like viruses as they are carried across networks by (un)controlable, commercialised and personalised information services, inhabiting borders and embodying rumours." Venue: Bellone, rue de Flandres.
12. - 12.Dec.07 BRUSSELS [BE]: Quotidien sous contrôle
As part of the connference "Quotidien sous contrôle" initiated by La Ligue des droits de l’Homme asbl, Manu Luksch participates in a debate about the sociopolitical impact of security technology, following the screening of CCTV fairy tale FACELESS.
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THE FACELESS PROJECT EXHIBITS
Ars Electronica 2007 'Good Bye Privacy' Theme Exhibition

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How to anonymise  (2003)
original documents provided by a data controller in compliance with the Data Protection Act (1998) UK

The “gold standard” of skillful execution was set by an institution whose approach was almost baroque - they delivered hard copies of each of the several hundred relevant frames from the timelapse camera, with third parties’ heads cut out, apparently with nail scissors.

Two documents had (accidentally?) slipped in between the printouts—one a letter from a junior employee tendering her resignation (was it connected with the beheading job?), and the other an ironic memo: And the good news —I enclose the £10 fee to be passed to the branch sundry income account. (Head of Security, internal communication 09/2003)  

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