Richard Johnson Design

proximity

2007

Proximity is a video capture suit designed to record a series of chance encounters collected on walking drifts through the city. Re-appropriating surveillance technology to the body, footage is captured via four small camera, fitted to the front and back of the apparatus, that are triggered by a proximity sensor when one?s personal space is entered. The resulting video presents the residue of these urban encounters. Proximity was exhibited at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts as part of the group show Dark Matters: Artists See the Impossible. Created in collaboration with Richard Johnson with technical help from Michael Swaine, Andrew Benson, Ram Subramanian, and Rachel Strickland.

$ 5,000

800 sqft

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San Francisco, CA

installation

yerba buena center for the arts