BB got your beat

Video projection, sound, computational & interactive media, laptop, light, video camera. 2013.

BB got your beat is a token of foreboding. It relies on facial recognition algorithms and EVM video magnification to measure heart beats, translating changes in the rhythm of the heart into sound and video. This non-contact, bio-sensing addition to existing techniques of surveillance expands the scope of observation by allowing the condition of the human body to be interrogated, as a potential contagion or criminal. B-B got your beat reminds us that the citizen body may now be surveilled on the inside.