An English Landscape

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An installation by Trevor Paglen, currently on show at Gloucester Road tube station. See also his recent talk ‘Six Landscapes’ (we discuss Trevor’s work at some length in Cartographies).

“Although the organizing logic of our nation’s surveillance apparatus is invisibility and secrecy, its operations occupy the physical world. Digital surveillance programs require concrete data centers; intelligence agencies are based in real buildings; surveillance systems ultimately consist of technologies, people, and the vast network of material resources that supports them.”

 

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