Artist, writer, and geographer Trevor Paglen speaks about his work and the broader themes in I Was Raised on the Internet, including the challenges and opportunities of living in today’s cyber-connected world.
Following the talk, Paglen is available to sign his recent monograph in the Street. Books are available for sale before and after the program.
About the Artist
Among Trevor Paglen’s chief concerns are learning how to see the historical moment we live in and developing the means to imagine alternative futures. He has launched an artwork into distant orbit around Earth in collaboration with Creative Time and MIT, contributed research and cinematography to the Academy Award–winning film Citizenfour, and created a radioactive public sculpture for the exclusion zone in Fukushima, Japan.
Image: Trevor Paglen, Autonomy Cube, 2015. Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York.