Published on the occasion of the exhibition "Laura Poitras: Astro Noise" at the Whitney Museum of American Art,February 5-May 1, 2016. Contributors: Lakhdar Boumediene, Kate Crawford, Cory Doctorow, Dave Eggers, Jill Magid, Trevor Paglen, Edward Snowden, Hito Steyerl, Ai Weiwei, Jacob Appelbaum, Alex Danchev.
Note de contenu : "For this volume, Poitras has invited authors ranging from artists and novelists to technologists and academics to respond to the modern-day state of mass surveillance. Among them are the acclaimed author Dave Eggers, the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, the former Guantanamo Bay detainee Lakhdar Boumediene, the writer and researcher Kate Crawford, and Edward Snowden, to name but a few. Some contributors worked directly with Poitras and the archive of documents leaked by Snowden; others contributed fictional reinterpretations of spycraft. The result is a "how-to" guide for living in a society that collects extraordinary amounts of information on individuals. Questioning the role of surveillance and advocating for collective privacy are central tennets for Poitras, who has long engaged with and supported free-software technologists." (source: editor).
Résumé : Published on the occasion of the exhibition "Laura Poitras: Astro Noise" at the Whitney Museum of American Art, February 5-May 1, 2016.