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Thursday, April 08, 2010

Surveillance Camera Performers

After Columbia, Missouri voters approved placing security cameras downtown, one resident started the COMO Surveillance Camera Players. The idea is to have the actors perform in front of the cameras and then make a Sunshine Law request for the video.

The group of more than a hundred envisions doing art, reading poetry, and making political messages for the downtown cameras. The group's leader, Shane Ferguson, says the performers themselves may discourage crime. "What criminals are going to go where there are a bunch of artsy fartsy things happening in front of a camera?" Ferguson asked.

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