Friday 31 December 2010

The Nine Eyes of Google Street View

"Two years ago, Google sent out an army of hybrid electric automobiles, each one bearing nine cameras on a single pole. Armed with a GPS and three laser range scanners, this fleet of cars began an endless quest to photograph every highway and byway in the free world"

"The Nine eyes of Google Street View" is a annual collection of photos curated by Art Fag City and its named after the nine different lenses a Google vehicle uses to create a visual record of the world.
This year invited guest was Montreal based artist jon rafman and the selection cleary reflex the sometimes bizarre and strange world we live in, most of these occurrences happen far from our eyes, prostitution, people flashing at the Google cameras, burning cars and other strange events. view the complete collection here