Surveillance in China: artist who hides from security cameras in Beijing wants to highlight invasions of privacy

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Surveillance in China: artist who hides from security cameras in Beijing wants to highlight invasions of privacy

In 2018, artist Deng Yufeng bought the personal information of 300,000 people in China and displayed it publicly to prove a point about the threat of identity theft. He was questioned by the police and banned from leaving Wuhan.Since then Deng, who uses art to critique sensitive topics in China, has wanted to dig into the invasion of privacy there. He sees his work as enlightenment for the public.His latest project was a performance art piece that saw him lead a group in the capital Beijing…

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