Thursday, 29 January 2015
“If I go out in the desert and spend a week photographing covert military operations, for example, it’s quite likely that I’ll ultimately end up with something quite formal or abstract looking. But the means by which I got to that particular abstraction are crucial to the work — implying a politics of seeing, relations of seeing, and so forth.” Trevor Paglen in conversation with Julian Stallabrass • Courtauld Institute of Art