Oversight:

1. an unintentional failure to notice or do something.
2. the action of overseeing something.

Oversight is a participatory live video environment prepared with a padded table-top tunnel; six surveillance cameras; an automatic video sequencer; wooden camera mounts; a white noise machine; a microphone; and a guitar amplifier.

A live video feed is placed inside a tunnel on a soft table. Visitors are invited to crawl inside the tunnel and find a live video image of their face. Turning a dial activates a five-camera video switcher located outside the tunnel for the selected number of seconds. The visitor sees a sequence of one-second camera angles of the exposed part of their body accompanied by an amplified white noise machine.

Instructions:
1. Enter into tunnel and find self image.
2. Turn the dial to the desired number of seconds to activate exterior video switcher.
3. Move as desired.
4. The freestanding cameras outside the tunnel may be repositioned.

The first exhibition of Oversight took place at The White Page in Minneapolis, MN from May 16 to June 16, 2014, and included a 3-week course on the history of computer art and other events.

Oversight was also exhibited in an adapted crawlspace format at Death By Audio in Brooklyn, NY from November 6, 2014 to November 23, 2014.

Oversight was exhibited a third time at the Coconino Center for the Arts in Flagstaff, AZ from April 11 to May 27, 2017 as part of Breaking the Barrier curated by Travis Iurato.

Breaking the Barrier was reviewed by the Arizona Daily Sun.

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