Julia Scher: Predictive Engineering

Artist Julia Scher reveals the philosophy and process behind her Predictive Engineering installations, all three iterations of which have been filmed at SFMOMA. She describes how Predictive Engineering3 (1993- present), now reconceived for SFMOMA’s expanded building, encourages viewers to confront the ways in which security and surveillance can serve as mechanisms for social control.

Julia Scher and Predictive Engineering

Julia Scher's surveillance-based artwork Predictive Engineering has been installed at each of SFMOMA's locations. Learn more about the artist and this ever-changing work, whose third iteration is on view in the expanded building.

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