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Loitering in Cyberspace: Cheryl Sourkes' takes snapshots of the Web's digital citizenry

by Cheryl Simon

C Magazine, Summer 2007, no. 94, pp. 26-28

This article summarizes and contextualizes the work of Canadian artist Cheryl Sourkes. Sourkes is a video artist and photographer who mines the Internet for webcam imagery and reappropriates it in her work. Simon describes Sourkes as a flaneur of the Internet. Her work explores new media, webcams, surveillance, found footage, affect in the digital age and the poetics of the mundane.

ITEM 2007.146 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

HomecammerCheryl Sourkes

Private LifeCheryl Sourkes

Convenience CamsCheryl Sourkes

Cam CitiesCheryl Sourkes

LocationsCheryl Sourkes

InterferenceCheryl Sourkes