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US Surveillance as Art

Exploring Ai Wei Wei's exhibition on surveillance which tracks visitors with drones.

New York Art critic Ben Davis acts as our guide to Ai Wei Wei’s latest exhibition, Hansel and Gretel, which explores Surveillance tracking visitors with drones and infrared technology.

Artist Faiza Ramadan and journalist Danya Hajjaji discuss how despite ongoing chaos in Libya, a new and more expressive art scene is blossoming in the country.

To mark Canada Day, we talk to poetry superstar Rupi Kaur about her new collection and how she’s become more influenced by politics.

And Columbian short story writer Julianne Pachico explains how the exotic animals living in her neighbourhood have influenced and appeared in her fiction.

With Tina Daheley.

(Photo: Surveillance cameras in the US. Credit: Getty Images)

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