A device that keeps street artists safe from the eyes of Big Brother.

Ai Weiwei is an artist, provocateur, and human rights champion that has had to deal with his fair share of state surveillance during his career. So it only makes sense that he's been included in Hans Ulrich Obrist's Do It: The Compendium – in which he proposes a more effective way to block out CCTV cameras with a can of spray paint.

The device itself is easy to make and uses components you can find in everyday life including a spray bottle, a wine bottle opener, a bike bottle cage, a bike brake bar, a screw, and a pole. This particular anti-surveillance device is best suited to reaching cameras that are high-up – seeing as carrying a ladder around with you may not be convenient on covert operations.

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