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Dr. Rowland Published Her Research on Google Street View

Assistant Professor of Performance and Communication Arts Allison Rowland is the co-author (with Chris Ingraham) of an article that was published in the online, peer-reviewed journal Surveillance and Society.

The article, "Performing Imperceptibility: Google Street View and the Tableau Vivant" in which people have staged street-side performances in hopes of being photographed and uploaded by Google. Rowland points out that we think of these performances as contemporary iterations of the historical performance genre known as the tableau vivant: “living images” that resist biopolitical control by “performing imperceptibility.”