FINAL PROJECT: God is Watching

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CONCEPT: A camera hidden inside of God, A Biography that is triggered by a person, which takes a photo and sends it to God (via his gmail account) and also allows him to be constantly watching via a live-streaming youtube channel.

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THEMES EXPLORED:

  • Surveillance in the present day context
  • The move from God as an omnipresent being watching you at all times (religion) to the N.S.A. and U.S. Government as being constantly monitoring and surveilling (government).
  • God modernized and personified through social media

TECH:

  • hardware components: arudino yun, usb camera, IR sensor

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  • software components/code:
    • wirecast – live webcasting software
    • python script for sending email
    • arduino code for triggering the IR sensor
    • terminal and cyberduck for wirelessly uploading python code and packages for streaming

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