Surveillance cams get party hat on George Orwell’s birthday

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By Low Lai Chow in New Events on Friday 12 July 2013

George Orwell’s 110th birthday recently passed on the day of June 25, and Dutch artists Front404 installed party hats on top of surveillance cameras in the city of Utrecht in a nod to the Big Brother state he wrote about in his seminal novel 1984. As they explained, ‘By making these inconspicuous cameras that we […]

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Bizarre body art at the World Bodypainting Festival

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By Low Lai Chow in New Events on Friday 12 July 2013

So Austria just hosted the 16th World Bodypainting Festival with a huge turnout of over 29,000 curious onlookers as well as participants from 45 countries. Naturally, a number of enthusiasts creatively re-interpreted the theme ‘Planet Food’ as ‘Really, WTF?’. Here is indisputable evidence.

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Huge landscape installations lined with nude people

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Friday 12 July 2013

Photographer Spencer Tunick, who explores art in the public sphere, has been staging massive backdrops that star up to tens of thousands of nude volunteers for decades. He has been arrested five times while trying to work outdoors in New York City and now takes his work abroad.

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