Alternative Radio (Aust.)
PO Box 780 Morwell
Victoria 3848 Australia
CITY STATE goes beyond the continual silence of governments, industry and conservative privacy organisations to map the different ways surveillance is reconfiguring social space, power and the ways we live.
Held in Sydney and Melbourne during 2002, CITY STATE is the result of a collaboration between the Surveillance unit (UTS Community Law and Legal Research Centre) and SpaceStation Media Lab, who decided to create a project to increase public debate about surveillance and social control in our society. Paula Aboud is a community worker, writer and activist. She has worked with immigrant and refugee women for the past 15 years in a diversity of settings. She is currently working with ethnic communities on an anti-racism project in Western Sydney.
Jude McCulloch currently lectures in Police Studies at Deakin University. Prior to this she worked in various community legal centres for 16 years. She has researched and published on a range of policing issues and is the author of Blue Army: Paramilitary Policing in Australia.
Kylie Wilkinson paints and employs video to explore different ways of generic space. She is interested in the gaps between art, audience and public actions. She is a participant in <compound eye>.
David Lyon teaches Sociology at Queens University in Ontario, Canada. He is also Director of the Surveillance Project and the editor of the new e-journal, Surveillance and Society. And the author of Surveillance Society: Monitoring Everyday Life.
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