MONS SHOT UP BY LADY BUG
Have you ever taken the risk of Googling your street name to see your house, your street at 360° and recognized that one of your neighbours was hiding behind one of the blurred faces? Now add ‘Mons’ in the search engine and you’ll be likely to have quite a big surprise! The French X/tnt Collective has indeed used the very same technology of immersive numeric mapping… only to better use it distort its original purpose.
10 kms of Mons
With Mons Street re-View, ‘Lady Bug’ captures happenings with her camera strapped on a kart: locals from Mons in unlikely poses and garbs, the lot over 10 km of Mons streets! The shootings, made in 2014, already were a dominant theme in the European media thanks to what was seen as a subversive twist to typified Mons 2015 public space interventions: the staging of daily life by unpredictable artists, the questioning of new technologies and the participation of the inhabitants of Mons. No blurring, guaranteed.