Öctagon's "MÖNITOR" Photo Feature

The Öctagon is a totalitarian and omniscient digital enterprise. Billions of data points are generated by this independent system and it can now produce a fully-immersive, unique reality. Individuals live within the Öctagon. Geographic space doesn't exist as we know it; it is not tangible, but experienced by looking into a complex network of digitally reproduced images. It has been reported that the system had developed a powerful AI capable of monitoring every suspect element within this corporate world, be they individuals or objects. Some of those analyzed—primarily black and white photographs from the new Mönitor video—had been gathered by the system throughout the years, and have just leaked. Inside the expandable caption box, you'll see what the AI caught in its digital dragnet. For the real-world readers, the human-written descriptions will display below. Now, step inside and see the newest advancement in surveillance technology.

Code by Guillaume Piccarreta
Photos by Alex Pires

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Rémy Taveira starts mellow and slides into the steep side with backside tailslide in Den Haag

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Edouard Depaz frontside flips over the big block in the famously bike-friendly city of Amsterdam

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Val Bauer off the barrier, wallie backside tailslide on a cloudy Paris day

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Val Bauer caught in the rain

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Sebastiaan Vijverberg frontside boardslides up and over some Parisian stone

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Quiet space in Den Haag

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Quentin Boillon bombs this Amsterdam garage pad with a switch nose manual

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Thaynan Costa finds the perfect ledge for a grate-assisted backside nosegrind 180 pop out in Paris

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Yeelen Moens styles out backside 180 nosegrind revert on an immaculate tile bank in Nieuwegein

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Felipe Bartolome puts down a high-impact wallride in Paris

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Rémy Taveira takes his turn, frontside tail bash off the bump

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Finally, Felipe Bartolome ups the precision game on this frontside 5-0 into a board-wide bank in Paris. If you liked the photos and crave more from this cast. Stay tuned next week when the full video from the Öctagon drops. Before then, familiarize yourself with their previous work here

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