Friday June 21, @05:02PM (
The work of Knowbotic Research, defendant of operations of monitoring nonauthorized R. BOSCO/S. CALDANA http://www.elpais.es/suple/ciberpais/articulo.html ?xref=20020530elpcibtec_8&type=Tes&d_date=20020530 &anchor=elpcibtec The systems of control and the technologies of monitoring have become one of the main subjects of debate after 11-S, even in the art. The Mind work of Concern: Breaking News of the Swiss group Knowbotic Research, has been censured after 10 days of exhibition in the New Museum of New York. The work is based on a program that identifies the failures of security in the servants of Internet, that in this occasion provokingly was directed towards ONG and organizations of activists antiglobalización, instead of against multinacionales.La installation follows in the New Museum and network, but the program has been deactivated by the supplier of Internet, under the accusation to carry out operations of nonauthorized monitoring. The work comprises of Open_Source Art Hack (OSAH) a exhibition presented/displayed in New York by Steve Dietz, conservative of Art Average of the Walker Art Center de Minneápolis. ' OSAH wants to lead back the phenomenon of hacking to their essence, through a series of artists who use these techniques like a strategy of creative electronic resistance, and not by their power destructivó, she affirms Dietz. Many of present works are an answer to the psychosis generated by the attacks of the 11 of September, like the Carnivore Art Project of the group RSG, that turns a creative application the program homónimo of the FBI to strain itself by Internet. Others reflect on the privacy in the network like Tracenoizer of the collective LAN, that offers to the user the possibility of being created alternative personalities falseando the information that appear of him in Internet.