‘Data & Displacement’: We’re reviewed in the East Bay Express!

Tom Loughlin, BITCOIN PAYDAY, 2015. Neon sign. On display at Random Parts, Oakland, May 2-June 5, 2015 as part of The Dissidents, the Displaced, and the Outliers.

Sarah Burke just published this review of The Disssidents, the Displaced and the Outliers for the East Bay Express:

“Curator Dorothy Santos, aside from being a critical new media whiz, serves as an executive staff member for the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism, through which she curates shows, this time in collaboration with The Electronic Frontier Foundation. Without ignoring the obvious connection between tech and gentrification — that of tech employees displacing San Francisco residents — Santos’ selections collectively go beyond that, speaking to the tangle of ways in which the loss of housing security corresponds with the loss of data security. While online privacy has become a troubling concern, maintaining physical privacy is also a struggle under the looming threat of homelessness and surveillance.”

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