Who’s Watching: Surveillance, Art, and CultureSemester Course

DIS Copenhagen Course - Who's Watching Surveillance in Art and Culture
Major Discipline(s)
Art History, Media Studies, Sociology
Type
Elective Course
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

This course examines surveillance art and aesthetics of voyeurism and exhibitionism. Explore why the theme and techniques of surveillance are increasingly present in contemporary art. Develop the skills to trace surveillance culture from early secret camera photography to modern artists working within a diverse range of media such as performance, video, collage, installations, and conceptual art.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Visual Arts

Faculty

Jesper Lohmann

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Cand.mag. (M.A., History of Ideas and American Studies, University of Aarhus, 2002). Former editor of Lettre Internationale. Employment within the public education system. With DIS since 2009.