An Artist Stares Back at the Surveillance State
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An Artist Stares Back at the Surveillance State

Here is a nice little interview with Trevor Paglen talking broadly about his work, new ways of seeing, image making and machine vision. “Multimedia artist Trevor Paglen is mapping out the new landscape of digital communications and surveillance. In this wide-ranging interview the photographer, sculptor, geographer and writer talks about how he is learning to … Continue reading

Twitter feeds and glass castles
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Twitter feeds and glass castles

Twitter feeds are not normally subjected to artistic and/or aesthetic citique but when that feed belongs to one of the most scrutinised females in the western world, it is no surprise that a deeper psychological anlaysis of how individuals view the world around them and how our choices of what we post and share not … Continue reading

re_post : What [in the World] was Postmodernism? An Introduction – by David Ciccoricco
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re_post : What [in the World] was Postmodernism? An Introduction – by David Ciccoricco

[image] mark amerika / jon vega / twine : filmtext v2.0 : http://www.markamerika.com/filmtext/ RE_POST : FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FRIDAY 22 MAY 2015 DUNEDIN SYMPOSIUM TO OFFICIALLY END POSTMODERNISM A group of scholars and artists will gather the first week of June with one question on their minds: what was postmodernism?  The “What [in the World] was Postmodernism?” … Continue reading

Invisible Images
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Invisible Images

(Your Pictures Are Looking at You) http://thenewinquiry.com/essays/invisible-images-your-pictures-are-looking-at-you/ By TREVOR PAGLEN We need to learn how to see a parallel universe composed of activations, keypoints, eigenfaces, feature transforms, classifiers, training sets, and the like. But it’s not just as simple as learning a different vocabulary. Formal concepts contain epistemological assumptions, which in turn have ethical consequences. … Continue reading