Deposit, by Yann Mingard, is one of the projects featured in Surveillence.02. The pockets of beauty and absurdity that abound in surveillance art come to the fore with Deposit, a five-year documentation of organic and digital data storage that mixes photography, literature, science, and art. In this project, Mingard has focused on “banks” that, under governmental and/or private surveillance, house human and animal DNA samples, agricultural seeds, and vast amounts of digital data generated by our traveling the pathways of the Internet.
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