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b. 1954, USA

Julia Scher Biography

For the last twenty years, Julia Scher's research has explored social control dynamics in the public sphere, focusing especially on themes of surveillance. The art projects have taken the form of interactive installations, reformulated surveillance, site tours, interventions, performances, photography, writing, online projects, linear video, and sound.

Julia Scher Featured Artworks

Delta by Julia Scher contemporary artwork
Julia ScherDelta, 2018Concrete mix coated insulation boards, hard disk, monitors, cameras, cables, LEDs, hygrometers, resistors
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Security By Julia X by Julia Scher contemporary artwork
Julia ScherSecurity By Julia X, 1991240 x 180 x 210 cm
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Hidden Camera (Architectural Vagina) by Julia Scher contemporary artwork
Julia ScherHidden Camera (Architectural Vagina), 1991/2018JVC camcorder, bracket, organic fronds, (optional: monitor output, archival video footage)
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Grace by Julia Scher contemporary artwork
Julia ScherGrace, 1997C-print
187 x 182 cm
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Girl Dog (Hybrid) by Julia Scher contemporary artwork
Julia ScherGirl Dog (Hybrid), 2005Marble
80 x 45 x 20 cm
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Julia Scher Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Julia Scher, Wonderland at Esther Schipper, Berlin
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14 December 2018–9 February 2019 Julia Scher Wonderland Esther Schipper, Berlin

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Julia Scher In Related Press

Julia Scher at Esther Schipper Related Press Julia Scher at Esther Schipper 1 April 2019, Art in America

We willfully engage in acts of self-surveillance, argues communications scholar Sun-ha Hong, as the result of a certain 'technological fantasy... that machines will know us better than we know ourselves, [demonstrating] a kind of "knowing" that embraces modernity's epistemic virtues of accuracy and objectivity.'

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