Yes, they’re watching you. Art Museum exhibit traces history of surveillance

At the center of a room at the Wichita Art Museum is a tablet locked to Google Earth.

The satellite images are projected onto a wall at the museum, and guests are encouraged to snoop.

There is admittedly a certain pleasure to zooming in on images of your home – or, most likely, others’ – and even seeing images of it from street level.

But it’s more than just an interactive part of this exhibition – it’s designed to make you think about how much you’re being watched.

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It’s possible you may be being watched even at this very minute.

The Wichita Art Museum has opened an auspiciously timed photography exhibition: “Surveillance: Who Is Watching You? Photographs from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.”

The exhibition, which first was mounted at the Nelson last

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