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ZHANG QING 章清
b. 1977, works and lives in Shanghai

ZHANG QING 章清
2016
Single-channel video
Surveillance video, iron, projection screen, projector
370(H)*400(W)*820cm 21 minutes 20 seconds
Edition of 1 + 1AP
ZQ_1908

Artist visited the location where the surveillance cameras implanted and captured the criminal suspects one year after Boston Marathon bombing. He filmed several footage of street scenes from the exact angles of the original surveillance cameras. Continually, passers-by who appeared in terrorist suspect characters (wearing a hat) were circled in the video.  

When the historical accident was relocated in a mundane scene, everyone is referenced according to conditions in a state of monitoring context. This work reveals how people is categorised with the method of monitor, public gain the security assurance but unconsciously exchange collective privacy.  

We’re being monitored right now.
Were we all suspected?

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Related Exhibitions:
Fun Palace OCT LOFT, Shenzhen 12.07, 2019 -02.29, 2020
ZHANG Qing Solo Exhibition: Boundary ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai 05.13, 2016 -07.03, 2016


Related Works:
ZQ_1676
886 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, United States


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