Artist Ai Weiwei is a social activist who has championed human rights issues in China. He understands a thing or two about dealing with unwanted surveillance. Weiwei turned his artistry and knowledge into a set of instructions for making a spray-paint lifter to reach cameras in high places.
The instructions appear in Hans Ulrich Obrist's book, "Do It: The Compendium," a volume of instructionals from artists on how to make art. The CCTV spray project involves a stick, nylon rope, a screw, a brake bar, a bottle cage, a wine bottle opener, and a can of spray paint.… Read more