Trevor Paglen They Watch The Moon 2010

They Watch The Moon depicts a secret NSA listening station deep in the forests of West Virginia. The facility is hidden in the heart of the National Radio Quiet Zone, 34,000 square kilometres in West Virginia, USA, where WiFi, FM radio and similar transmissions are sensitive to radio astronomy. Courtesy the artist, Altman Siegel San Francisco, Metro Pictures New York and Galerie Thomas Zander Cologne. On loan from the collection of Dr Clinton Ng.

 

Read about Trevor Paglan’s work in Creative Time Reports here

Look at a project Trevor Paglan did for Creative Time NY here.