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Hebel am Ufer (HAU), a state-funded theater which sponsored Verhoeven's project, later held two town hall-style meetings to discuss the merits and failings of the project. An American in his 20s who went over to Verhoeven's cube shortly after it opened became particularly irate when he saw his chat messages and photos being read by the assembled crowd.
He has threatened legal action against the artist and HAU, accusing both of entrapment.
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"I'm working with a woman who has a done a similar project called ' Watch me Work ','" Mc Glotten says. The similarity is the people with whom she is interacting don't know that their exchanges are being projected onto a screen, or that they are part of an art project.
The difference, though, is that none of their identifying information is revealed in the project and in fact she is providing the service that they expect her to provide." While Verhoeven, the artist, says his intention was to question online anonymity, performance art experts such as N'Yongo'o and Mc Glotten are left confused by the point of the project. "I'm not sure what the artist's idea was exactly," says Mc Glotten.
The artist maintains the project stoked a necessary debate on privacy and identity online.