“Pixelhead” Face Mask Offers Media Camouflage For The Internet Age

“Pixelhead” Face Mask Offers Media Camouflage For The Internet Age
technology

A conceptual piece of headwear shields the wearer from unwanted cameras, ensuring their identity is kept anonymous on sites like Google Streetview and Facebook.

Emma Hutchings
  • 27 april 2011

"Pixelhead" Face Mask Offers Media Camouflage For The Internet Age

Designed by Martin Backes, this unusual piece of headwear, the “Pixelhead”, ensures privacy for those members of the public who dislike photographs of themselves appearing on social networking sites and Google Streetview without their permission. Of course, any mask would hide your face from unwanted cameras, but this tongue-in-cheek conceptual artwork features a pixel-style pattern print of German Secretary of the Interior Thomas de Maizière and is made from stretch satin, with a little help from fashion designer Liza Sander.

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