In a creative example of how surveillance cameras can be used as a new media tool, Pitchfork Media has begun to film music videos using CCTV. The films capture the performers from a unique and voyeuristic perspective while also splicing in surveillance footage of the surrounding environs for added effect. The videos, although simple, are captivating and interesting to watch. It will be interesting to follow this project and see how it continues to unfold.
- Chairs placed on streets of NYC, then tracked with GPS (boingboing.net)