In a stroke of grim serendipity, Trevor Paglen's latest exhibition opened on the day the Senate began confirmation hearings on John O. Brennan, President Obama's choice to head the CIA. A recent brief by the ACLU notes that Brennan is "something of a Forrest Gump of toxic national-security policies, having been in the room when everything from torture to the killing of an American citizen was being debated." Paglen was not in any of those rooms, but he might have been watching them: His long-range lenses (repurposed from astrophotography gear) have captured the vast network of buildings, vehicles, and technological marvels that make up our mostly out-of-sight, out-of-mind... More >>>
The Last Pictures (Warning from Space; Demonstration of Eating, Licking and Drinking), 2012
Eat, drink, man, woman: Cyclopean starfish and other space oddities.