Trevor Paglen

Dec 17, 2013

Have you ever thought about sending art into space to attach itself to a satellite to last for billions of years?

Have you ever thought about creating a technology that allows you to photograph the most remote areas in the United States, invisible to the human eye, and also housing classified military bases?

Have you ever thought about what the signature of a ‘missing person’ sent to a CIA operated prison looks like?

Well, Trevor Paglen has.

He’s not only thought about all of these things, (and much more, of course), but he has made incredible works of art from these ideas. He is a mastermind whose works blur lines between haunting and beautiful, perplexing and journalistic. Below is a sampling of some of his work. Enjoy and read more about him and his projects here.