In the UK there is an estimated 4.9 -5.9 million CCTV cameras in public spaces. That is about 11 people for 1 camera so it’s hard not to feel like big brother is watching you when you are out.
The Surveyor is a series of photographs and video clips by Photographer Liam Steeples displayed on numerous monitors to get the feeling of a surveillance center to focus on the issue of mass surveillance.
The body of work provides information on surveillance and translate that data into eerie photographs and video clips highlighting the issues of high surveillance and the vulnerability of the individuals under the eyes of big brother. The collection of images and video clips are displayed in way to emphasise on the feeling of mass monitoring, making the viewer take in a lot of information in a very short time almost feeling overwhelmed with information.