U.S. Military drone attacks in the Middle East have stirred up a great deal of controversy in American society. Possible uses for drones go far beyond murder weapons.
Currently, domestic drones are being used for land surveys and search and rescues which just scratch the surface of the technologies potential.
Locally, drones have been tested by Miami Police Department in the Everglades. By 2020, there will be an estimated 30,000 drones hovering over the United States.
Fear of the impact this all may have on our constitutional and privacy rights as American citizens aside, I admit that I very much look forward to watching it unfold and develop. With an eye on the sky and heavy temptations to capitalize on what’s left of the “start-up” scene, South Florida Dronez has produced a “children’s toy” based on their infamous local cruisers that capture 360 degree views of local public and private events such as Bat Mitzvahs, weddings, graduations, sporting events, birthday parties etc. so that thousands of Americans can watch and pretend to care while they are busy making excuses for not attending.
“The eye, as apposed to a surveillance camera, allows a playful character, reminiscent of Thomas the Train, to be developed with the drone shell. This packaging prototype exclusively features a rave theme. Raves have become a very prominent part of today’s society due to the ongoing prevalence of dubstep working its way in to the mainstream.”
In an longshot attempt to engage with desensitized American youths, South Florida Dronez is bringing the drones back down to earth.
“Younger generations are being exposed during pre teen years to this rave lifestyle and parents are becoming increasingly desensitized to the culture’s lack of values.”
Dillon Foelich’s latest project, South Florida Dronez, satirically explores the idea that a fictional start-up uses drone technology to benefit the entertainment industry. Seriously, this dude is so incredibly talented. Be sure to browse through more artwork on his site. Generally, his work emphasize’s the dinginess in humanity through illustrations, narratives and murals while incorporating historical pretenses such as colonialism, surreal occupations, personal nostalgia, and global customs in a satirical manner. Currently, some of Dillon Foelich’s illustrations (below) are on display in the (super rad) ‘Magic Weirdos Never Die’ group exhibit in London’s Scawfell Street Gallery. For more information, visit: Official Website