Florian Mehnert 2013
The invisible threat
Florian Mehnert bugs the nature, the forest, the last retreat,
where man feels undisturbed and unheard.
There is no more unsurveilled place.
With his art project "Forestprotocols" Florian Mehnert points out
the danger and absurdity of mass surveillance.
By publishing the records, he makes the invisible surveillance
visible and calls for reflection on monitoring.
illustrate the hidden operating monitoring.
link to the website were the protocols were published in 2013
The publication of the FOREST PROTOCOLLS followed by great media resonance.
Florian Mehnert received a complaint according to § 201 of the German Public law (STGB) for violation of the confidentiality of the word. The public prosecutor's office investigated Florian Mehnert, but in the end let apply the freedom of art.
Dimension variable, min. 20 qm
22 hanging headphones, each with one of the 22 forest protocols as loop. The installation is accessible.