Adam Harvey is an artist, technologist, and designer with a focus on privacy and countersurveillance technologies. His work investigates the potential creative uses of new imaging technologies, as well as the complex issues around privacy, data ownership, power, and access, to which these technologies give rise.
In 2013, Harvey launched the Privacy Gift Shop at the New Museum store, featuring a line of products that explore the future of living with surveillance, including Stealth Wear, a collection of garments that shield wearers against thermal imaging, a technology used widely by military drones. The project has since traveled to Vienna, Tel Aviv, and Amsterdam.
Harvey lives and works in Brooklyn, New York, is a graduate of the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University (2010) and holds a BA from Pennsylvania State University (2004). His projects have appeared in the New York Times,Washington Post, Wired, Der Spiegel, Reuters, and on the BBC.
Data & Privacy / Wearable Technology