Machine Seeing and the Ruins of the Future :: Trevor Paglen :: April 2

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//Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 12 – 1:30 PM//

 Trevor Paglen, photographer and conceptual artist.

“Machine Seeing and the Ruins of the Future: A Conversation.”

English Department Conference Room, 311 New North

The final meeting of the Modernities Working Group for the 2012/2013 school year will take the form of an open conversation with Trevor Paglen, critical visual artist and conceptual photographer.  Paglen will share some new and recent work and then open the table for discussions of surveillance and the possibility for a critical aesthetics.  Note that this is a lunchtime session and sandwiches, etc., will be served.

Event poster here.  A recent New Yorker profile of Paglen and his work is available here; a web archive of  his work is available here.  Lunch will be served; all are welcome.

Below: Untitled (Reaper Drone); Untitled (Reaper Drone), both C-Prints, 48 x 60,  2010.

About Nathan Hensley

Nathan K. Hensley is Associate Professor of English at Georgetown University; he works on nineteenth-century British literature, critical theory, and the novel.
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