Anti Surveillance Fashion Show

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Noisebridge is proud to present Anti/Surveillance Fashion Show at the upcoming Maker Faire in San Mateo. Anti/Surveillance is a runway show exploring the uses of wearables for surveillance, and for hiding from surveillance.  We are currently accepting submissions for participation in the show.
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Constantly under the lens of the camera, fashion is a natural form in which to explore the relationship between surveillance and culture. How are we watched? How do we watch? How do we present ourselves to the eyes of the world?  At Maker Faire 2010, May 22-23, we will be presenting Anti/Surveillance, a runway show that explores the role of and our relationship with surveillance in our society.
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See the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mbsI2UXA8U
  
We are looking for submissions covering the range from playful to practical. Do you make accessories that blind CCTV cameras with IR LEDs? Have you imagined makeup that will thwart face detection? Ever built an invisibility coat? Or maybe you just like to put QR codes on all your clothing to make it easier for people to track you.
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Noisebridge is proud to present Anti/Surveillance Fashion Show at the upcoming [http://makerfaire.com/ Maker Faire] in San Mateo. Anti/Surveillance is a runway show exploring the uses of wearables for surveillance, and for hiding from surveillance. We are currently accepting submissions for participation in the show.
  
If you are interested in showing wearable work that explores the boundaries of surveillance please submit your work to be included in Anti/Surveillance Fashion Show.
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Constantly under the lens of the camera, fashion is a natural form in which to explore the relationship between surveillance and culture. How are we watched? How do we watch?  How do we present ourselves to the eyes of the world?  At [http://makerfaire.com/pub/e/3684 Maker Faire] 2010, May 22-23, we will be presenting Anti/Surveillance, a runway show that explores the role of and our relationship with surveillance in our society.  
  
To submit your project, please send the following information to '''fashion@synthesize.us''' as soon as possible:
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The show will be in the Tesla Theatre on Sunday May 23 at 3:30 PM.
  
* a photo or short video of your project, or a link to a URL with photo(s) or video(s)
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We have submissions covering the range from playful to practical, wearable work that explores the boundaries of surveillance -- some Anti and some Pro!
* a few sentences describing your project and how it relates to surveillance
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* how the item is worn on the body, and any physical restrictions on the model wearing it
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* any special requirements for care or use of the item
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'''May 14th, 2010''': Items must be received by this date.  Your acceptance letter will have a shipping address, or if you are local to the San Francisco Bay Area other transportation arrangements can be made.
 
'''May 14th, 2010''': Items must be received by this date.  Your acceptance letter will have a shipping address, or if you are local to the San Francisco Bay Area other transportation arrangements can be made.
  
'''May 22nd/23rd, 2010''': Show will be presented at [http://makerfaire.com/|Maker Faire] in San Mateo.  Further details will be posted as they become available.
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'''May 23rd, 2010''': Show will be presented at [http://makerfaire.com/ Maker Faire] in San Mateo.
  
 
'''June 4th, 2010''': All projects will be returned to their owners as soon after the show as possible, and no later than June 4.
 
'''June 4th, 2010''': All projects will be returned to their owners as soon after the show as possible, and no later than June 4.
  
 
The show is being produced by Jonathan Moore and [[User:rachel|Rachel McConnell]].  Contact us at fashion@synthesize.us for more information.
 
The show is being produced by Jonathan Moore and [[User:rachel|Rachel McConnell]].  Contact us at fashion@synthesize.us for more information.

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See the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mbsI2UXA8U

Noisebridge is proud to present Anti/Surveillance Fashion Show at the upcoming Maker Faire in San Mateo. Anti/Surveillance is a runway show exploring the uses of wearables for surveillance, and for hiding from surveillance. We are currently accepting submissions for participation in the show.

Constantly under the lens of the camera, fashion is a natural form in which to explore the relationship between surveillance and culture. How are we watched? How do we watch? How do we present ourselves to the eyes of the world? At Maker Faire 2010, May 22-23, we will be presenting Anti/Surveillance, a runway show that explores the role of and our relationship with surveillance in our society.

The show will be in the Tesla Theatre on Sunday May 23 at 3:30 PM.

We have submissions covering the range from playful to practical, wearable work that explores the boundaries of surveillance -- some Anti and some Pro!

Timeline:

May 7th, 2010: Last date to submit work for inclusion.

May 9th, 2010: Notice of acceptance will be sent out no later than end of day.

May 14th, 2010: Items must be received by this date. Your acceptance letter will have a shipping address, or if you are local to the San Francisco Bay Area other transportation arrangements can be made.

May 23rd, 2010: Show will be presented at Maker Faire in San Mateo.

June 4th, 2010: All projects will be returned to their owners as soon after the show as possible, and no later than June 4.

The show is being produced by Jonathan Moore and Rachel McConnell. Contact us at fashion@synthesize.us for more information.

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