[artinfo] Trevor Paglen blogs for Fotomuseum Winterthur

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Fri Mar 28 11:09:18 CET 2014

Renowned artist Trevor Paglen blogs for 
Fotomuseum Winterthur from March 1 till April 15, 

TREVOR PAGLEN for 'still searching'

Fotomuseum Winterthur


Trevor Paglen and the 'Seeing Machines'

Renowned American artist Trevor Paglen 
(Invisible: Covert Operations and Classified 
Landscapes, The Last Pictures) is our guest 
blogger on 'Still Searching' till April 15. His 
topic: The world of 'seeing machines' - from 
iPhones to facial recognition algorithms to 
automated military targeting systems - and what 
they mean in terms of 21st Century photography. 
Paglen's first blog contribution that has already 
attracted quite a few comments starts with many 
questions, for instance this one: 'But if a 
traditional understanding of 'photography' is 
ill-suited to making sense of the 21st Century's 
photographic landscape, then how do we begin to 
think about what 'photography' has become and is 

Look for answers and further pertinent questions 

Fotomuseum Winterthur
Grüzenstrasse 44 + 45
8400 Winterthur

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