Chicago Faces

Photo 2013-04-07 07.01.33 PM

“Chicago Faces” is a guerrilla art piece that photographs the faces of civilians using custom software. A street camera is embedded with a linux machine (Raspberry Pi) that is running a facial recognition algorithm. Once a distinguishably different face is discovered, it is photographed, and automatically uploaded to the twitter account, for public view. The project, “Chicago Faces” is a tool for capturing portraits of my local community.

I currently am running one street camera, but I want to build more throughout the diverse neighborhoods of Chicago, maybe other cities.

Screen Shot 2013-04-04 at 12.12.30 AM Screen Shot 2013-04-05 at 12.22.55 PM

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