Activists turn to fashion to provide ways to block eavesdropping, confuse cameras and thwart drones — and to provoke conversations about U.S. surveillance programs.
An anti-drone garment uses metallized fabric that reflects heat, masking the wearer’s thermal signature and reducing visibility to infrared sensors. To provoke conversations about drones and government surveillance, the artist designed the garments as a burqa (shown), a hijab and a hoodie. The images at center and right represent what a thermal or infrared camera would see. Adam Harvey/ahprojects.com Buy Photo