Rob Spence is a Canadian filmmaker who lost eye in on accident as a teenager. Rob Spence is a Canadian filmmaker who lost eye in on accident as a teenager. Project Eyeborg, his latest venture, takes a look at creating insightful documentaries and raising awareness about society’s attraction to surveillance. To do this, he plan to have a mini camera installed in his eye prosthetics. The idea evolved from Spence’s desire to make a documentary about surveillance. “I thought I would become a sort of super hero,”he says,”… fighting for justice against surveillance.” While the debate about free vs.
secure in western culture continues, CCTV is already ubiquitous in London, England. Spence’s hometown of Toronto has about 12,000 cameras. But the planning of project Eyeborg has been a real eye opener for Spence. “The strange thing I discovered something that people don’t care about the surveillance cameras.” They were more concerned about me and my secret of camera eye because they feel that is a worse invasion of their privacy.” Spence claims to have no interest in creating a reality TV show or in hardwiring the camera to his nerves or brain, and He’ll switch off the camera to avoid unnecessary video. “I don’t want to go into a locker room.” he says. Donald Mullen takes a slightly different approach. “I don’t want to show the world me going to the bathroom either…” “I’m not a life-caster and I don’t plan to be one.” Spacelocker: One place to all your online stuff