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Dries Depoorter

Artist

 
 

Assembling, sharing and experimenting with private data of himself and random people found on the internet, digital artist Dries Depoorter tackles in a thought-provoking way issues like social identity, surveillance, encryption and (the lack of) protection of our online privacy.

Media artist and concept provider Dries Depoorter attracts worldwide attention with media installations that prove how innovations such as facial recognition and the Internet of Things can turn against you.

Do you want to report a jaywalker when it suits you, or literally peak over the shoulder of the Seattle police force through a webcam?