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

Rebels
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Rebels

His Excellency Francisco da Costa Gomes, ComTE, GOA (Portuguese pronunciation: [fɾɐ̃ˈsiʃku dɐ ˈkɔʃtɐ ˈɡomɨʃ]; 30 June 1914, in Chaves – 31 July 2001, in Lisbon, Lapa) was a Portuguese military officer and politician, the 15th President of the Portuguese Republic (the second after the Carnation Revolution). [source: wikepedia and DuckDuckGo image search] For most of us in … Continue reading

Did Arne Svenson go too far? MCA Denver show explores his photos
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Did Arne Svenson go too far? MCA Denver show explores his photos

[IMAGE] Arne Svenson, “Nighbors #5” is part of “The Neighbors” exhibit at the MCA Denver. Image provided by the MCA Denver. The MCA Denver’s current exhibit, “The Neighbors,” presents photos the artist took of his neighbors without permission By Ray Mark Rinaldi Denver Post Fine Arts Critic POSTED:   03/04/2016 02:45:58 PM MST16 COMMENTS| UPDATED:   … Continue reading

an imperceptible transmission
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an imperceptible transmission

A few thoughts on the role that the image plays within our new knowledge economies and how its employment as a digital labourer is possibly being exploited. September 12, 2015 This essay was presented at Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design – Auckland, New Zealand. Additional research and notes here. PDF version of talk notes/outline here: ⇒ talk map //  India’s new prime … Continue reading

a layering of bounding boxes
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a layering of bounding boxes

[image] c.valenti – 2015 Unlocking the Mysteries of the Bounding Box Persistent URL for citation: http://purl.oclc.org/coordinates/a2.htm Douglas R. Caldwell Douglas R. Caldwell (e-mail: Douglas.R.Caldwell@erdc.usace.army.mil) is employed as a cartographer and geospatial analyst at the US Army Engineer Research & Development Center, Topographic Engineering Center, Research Division, Information Generation and Management Branch, 7701 Telegraph Road, Alexandria, VA … Continue reading