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Party Like It’s 1984

June 30, 2013

Party Like It's 1984

Last week Dutch artists Thomas voor ‘t Hekke and Bas van Oerle celebrated the 110th birthday of writer George Orwell (Eric Blair, 1903-1950) by decorating surveillance cameras in the city of Utrecht with party hats to remind us how “the surveillance state described by Orwell is getting closer and closer to reality.”


“Dutch Artists Celebrate George Orwell’s Birthday By Putting Party Hats On Surveillance Cameras,” Ellie Hall, Buzzfeed

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