À LOUER / FOR RENT
When the Media Art Biennial in Sherbrooke invited me to show “My little piece of Privacy”, I decided that I should make an adapted version of it.
Sherbrooke’s downtown has many abandoned shop fronts. My installation was set up in one of them. And as nobody likes to stroll in roads with empty shop windows, I wanted to do this retail space a favour and help it to find a new tenant who would care about it.
I didn’t change much of the technical setup of the original installation. A surveillance camera is mounted on the facade of the empty building. A computer tracks pedestrians and moves the “À LOUER” sign right in front of them. Here’s a view of the high tech control center: