Trevor Paglen: Sites Unseen

SAAM Renwick

Washington DC

21 JUN 2018 - 06 JAN 2019
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Artist Trevor Paglen’s work explores surveillance, state secrecy, data collection, and the ways in which technology is altering humans’ relationship with the land around us. His subtly unnerving photographs are rooted in classical landscape tradition, but reveal manmade objects such as a drone, a communications satellite, or a covert operations station. These images make visible the invisible, revealing a world where technology returns our gaze and the natural world is altered to hide the infrastructure of surveillance.