With Bloom, Trevor Paglen collapses distinctions between the real and virtual, laying bare the prejudices embedded in supposedly objective artificial intelligence systems.
At a Fotofocus symposium, curators, panelists, and artists leapt into the fray of the medium’s existential crisis, rather than just celebrating aesthetics or art history.
The image tagging system that went viral on social media was part of artist Trevor Paglen and AI researcher Kate Crawford’s attempts to publicize how prejudiced technology can be.
Six weeks after its launch, Trevor Paglen’s “Orbital Reflector” cannot be unfurled or tracked until the temporarily-suspended Federal Communications Commission gives the okay.
After raising nearly $76,000 to launch his artwork into space, Paglen is now facing concerted criticism from the science community that his sculpture could ruin their research for the two months it orbits Earth. The artist begs to differ.
Commissioned by Creative Time, the flag is part of a nationwide project that aims to “begin articulating the urgent response our political moment demands.”
Drawing inspiration from other arts, BalletCollective plumbs the connections between visual, literary, and choreographic forms.
A Study of Invisible Images, which is showing at New York’s Metro Pictures, illuminates the ways that machines interpret and see images.
The annual award to given to individuals who have “shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.”
The Nuclear Culture Source Book considers the “lived experience of the uncanny nature of radiation” ushered in by disasters such as Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, and Fukushima.
BERLIN — If we could see the inner workings of the internet, the cabled intestines that run between our walls, under our cities, and across oceans, would we grasp what the internet really is?
Launched in 1977 by NASA, the Golden Record, a copper phonograph LP, was intended to provide a picture of life on planet Earth to any aliens who might encounter the spacecraft