Wafaa Bilal

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NYU Professor Has to Pull 'Head Cam' After Surgery

Body rejects device, but he plans to try again

(Newser) - The price of performance art: A professor at NYU has pulled out the camera implanted in the back of his head because his body rejected it, reports the Chronicle of Higher Education . The contraption—designed to snap a photo every minute for this website —also caused Iraqi-born Wafaa Bilial... More »

NYU Prof Implanting Camera in Head

Back-of-head camera project raises privacy issues

(Newser) - New York University photography professor Wafaa Bilal is turning his own head into a camera. The professor plans to have a camera surgically implanted into the back of his head, which will record an image every minute for an artwork commissioned by a Qatar museum, the Wall Street Journal reports.... More »

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