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Optic Nerve: subversion in five minutes or less

Optic Nerve: subversion in five minutes or less

Within 3 1/2 minutes, performance artist Jillian Mayer goes from weird to mystifying with her short film "MakeUp Tutorial: How To Hide From Cameras." Speaking cheerfully, Mayer, of Plantation, presents a parody of illegal surveillance in the age of Edward Snowden, Wikileaks and facial-recognition systems, all dressed up in the guise of glitter and makeup. Gussied up in ugly dollops of white cream and smeared black lipstick, not unlike a Kiss fan, Mayer proceeds to espouse "different techniques which will let you walk around the city undetected by cameras … and you will look great." "You, too, can avoid being recognized by computers, machines, robots...