Artist Talk: Trevor Paglen
Trevor Paglen is an artist whose work spans image-making, sculpture, investigative journalism, writing, and numerous other disciplines. Among his chief concerns are learning how to see the historical moment we live in and developing the means to imagine alternative futures.
Trevor Paglen’s work is included in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Victoria and Albert Museum, London, amongst others. 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.