Demonstrate, commissioned by the Whitney Museum, set up a state-of-the-art
robotic webcamera over UC Berkeley's Sproul Plaza, birthplace of the Free
Speech Movement. For six weeks, the camera was accessible to anyone
on the Internet. Online participants shared remote control of the
camera, allowing them to zoom in to frame and photograph activity in the
Plaza at any time of day or night.
The project, timed to coincide with the 40th Anniversary of the Free
Speech Movement, attracted over 4000 participants from around the
This is an archive of their 1200 photos and textual comments.
The short essays below are an initial
sample of perspectives. For information on contributing an essay, please
contact goldberg at ieor.berkeley.edu.