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The art world favorably notices a photographer
« on: June 04, 2016, 07:21:36 PM »

Trevor Paglen. Noticed, in the paragraph quoted below, the choice of subject and the mention of "research" and  "referencing modernist paintings".


“The jury recognized Trevor Paglen’s project ‘The Octopus’ for its significant contribution to current issues that deal with the disquieting impact of the unseen aspects of technology on our daily lives,” Brett Rogers, the director of the Photographers’ Gallery and the chair of the jury, said in a statement. “They acknowledged the depth of research and variety of approaches he has developed to deal with subjects ranging from government and military surveillance to drone warfare. He successfully transforms these invisible means of control into compelling aesthetic objects and photographs, often referencing modernist paintings.”
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