Hong Kong Hot Shots put Covid privacy concerns in a new light

[Sponsored] From the moment a person steps out in Hong Kong they are asked to hand over their personal data — a small price to pay, some argue, to prevent the spread of a deadly pandemic through digital contact tracing. But the latest shift towards mass data acquisition has ignited a debate over transparency, and whether the public has an absolute right to privacy. Artist Siu Wai-hang takes this tension and places it in front of us in his photo installation Hot Shots, part of WMA’s Can’t Touch This! exhibition that examines the changes coronavirus has brought to Hong Kong over the past year. T…

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