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Dutch Artists Celebrate George Orwell's Birthday By Putting Party Hats On Surveillance Cameras

Dutch artist duo Front404 decorated security cameras with party hats in one of the Netherland's largest cities to celebrate George Orwell's 110th birthday.

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"George Orwell is best known for his book ‘1984’, in which he describes a dystopian future society where the populace is constantly watched by the surveillance state of Big Brother."

Front404 is the collaborative work of artists Thomas voor 't Hekke and Bas van Oerle. You can see the rest of these images on the artists' webpage or on the Front404 Facebook page.

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