This catalog was created as part of Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art's Covert Operations: Investigating the Known Unknowns exhibition in the fall of 2015.
This catalog presents works that directly address citizens’ constitutional rights and the vast expansion of federal power. Featuring a collective of international artists that include Ahmed Basiony, Thomas Demand, Hasan Elahi, Harun Farocki, Jenny Holzer, Trevor Paglen, and Taryn Simon. The exhibition’s rich conceptual themes include secrecy and disclosure, violence, power, subterfuge, surveillance, territory, geography, and the visible versus the hidden. Subjects range from classified military sites and reconnaissance satellites to border and immigration surveillance, terrorist profiling to narcotics and human trafficking, illegal extradition flights to nuclear weapons.
Hard cover with 124 matte colored pages, comes in a brown paper packaging
Size: 8.5"W x 11.75"H x .75"D
For more information about the exhibition, please visit https://smoca.org/exhibition/covert-operations-investigating-the-known-unknowns.