Visuelle Kommunikation / Master
«my data – your data»
The project shows what’s possible in this case by working in two parts: interested volunteers are able to download an Android app (for now) and activate the spying timeframe. During this phase, two images, one screenshot and a couple of seconds of audio are going to get taken randomly and uploaded to the second part: an online exhibition space in form of a web page. Recent captures and audio recordings are being displayed in a loop, until new data from other volunteers arrives.
The triptych hereby provides a multi-dimensional insight: the cameras show what’s happening physically in front and back of the phone, while a screenshot dives into another level – leaves the tangible space – and displays what’s happening virtually inside the device during the temporary intrusion. Additionally, the audio snippet creates a virtual sound space and supports the gained data in another level.