Gallery Artists
KEYHOLE/IMPROVED CRYSTAL Optical Treconnaissance Satellite Near Scorpio (USA 129)

TREVOR PAGLEN

exhibitions
The Armory Show 2007
NADA Art Fair 2006
Black World

 
MILSTAR 3 in Sagittarius (Inactive Communication and Targeting Satellite; USA 143) PARCAE Constellation near Cygnus (Naval Ocean Surveillance System; USA 173) Nine Reconnaissance Satellites over the Sonora Pass KEYHOLE IMPROVED CRYSTAL from Glacier Point (Optical Reconnaissance Satellite; USA 186) KEYHOLE/ADVANCED CRYSTAL in Hercules (Optical Reconnaissance Satellite; USA 116) After Galileo (Jupiter and Moons)  Illuminated Workspace and Worker, National Reconnaissance Office Chantilly, VA NEMESIS Rocket Body in Orion (Discarded rocket from Satellite Data System Spacecraft; USA 179rb) LACROSSE/ONYX V Radar Imaging Reconnaissance Satellite Crossing the Disk of the Moon (USA 182) KEYHOLE 9-19 (HEXAGON) Near Vega (USA 2) KEYHOLE/IMPROVED CRYSTAL Optical Treconnaissance Satellite Near Scorpio (USA 129) KEYHOLE 12-4 (ADVANCED CRYSTAL) in Milky Way (USA 161) LACROSSE/ ONYX II Radar Imaging Reconnaissance Satellite Passing Through Draco (USA 69) Four Geostationary Satellites Above the Sierra Nevada LACROSSE/ONYX IV Near Alfirk (USA 152) San Nicolas Island (#1)/~65 miles San Nicolas Island (#2)/~65 miles San Nicolas Island (#3)/~65 miles Unidentified Light Source/Cactus Flats, NV/Distance ~17 miles/9:45 pm Electronic Warfare Facility/Halligan Mesa, NV/Distance ~19 miles Symbology Volume II Symbology Five Classified Aircraft Five Classified Squadrons Workers/Gold Coast Terminal, Las Vegas, NV/Distance ~1 mile/8:58 a.m. Unmarked 737 at "Gold Coast" Terminal/Las Vegas, NV/Distance ~1 mile/10:44 pm Morning Commute (Gold Coast Terminal)/Las Vegas, NV/Distance ~1 mile/6:26 am Tail Numbers/Gold Coast Terminal, Las Vegas, NV/Distance ~1 mile/5:27 pm Tonopah Test Range at Twilight/Cactus Flats, NV/Distance ~18 miles Open Hangar/Cactus Flats, NV/Distance ~18 miles/10:04 am Canyons and Unidentified Vehicle/Tonopah Test Range, NV/Distance ~18 miles/12:45 pm Control Tower/Cactus Flat, NV/11:55 a.m./Distance ~ 20 miles Large Hangars and Fuel Storage/Tonopah Test Range, NV/Distance ~18 miles/10:44 am Unmarked 737\'s/Tonopah Test Range, NV/Distance ~18 miles/12:36 pm Chemical and Biological Weapons Proving Ground/Dugway, UT/Distance ~42 miles/10:51 am Chemical and Biological Weapons Proving Ground/Dugway, UT/Distance ~22 miles/11:17 am Surveillance Site/Bald Mountain, NV/Distance ~24 miles/5:56 pm Illuminated Hangars/Tonopah Test Range, NV/Distance ~18 miles/9:08 pm "Janet Pass By/Cactus Flat, NV/Distance ~19 miles" & "Control Tower/Tonopah Test Range, NV/Distance ~18 miles" Illuminated Work Space (National Reconnaissance Office)/Chantilly, VA James Thomas Harbison (CIA Officer Wanted in Connection with the Abduction of Abu Omar from Milan, Italy) Missing Persons Six CIA Officers Wanted in Connection with the Abduction of Abu Omar from Milan, Italy The Workers/Las Vegas, NV/Distance ~1 mile

RESUME

BIBLIO-
GRAPHY

PRESS
RELEASES

INSTALLATION VIEWS

ARTIST
NEWS

Solo
2009 Solo Exhibition, Bellwether, New York, NY
2008 The Other Night Sky: Matrix 225, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

2006 Black World, Bellwether, New York, NY
2005 The LAB, San Francisco, CA
2002 California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco, CA
2001 Deadtech, Chicago, IL

Salina Art Center, Salina, KS

Selected Group
2009 International Istanbul Biennial, Istabul, Turkey

Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR

2008 Berkeley Big Bang 08, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA

Conspire, Transmediale.08, Berlin, Germany

Experimental Geography, curated by Nato Thopson, organized through ICI, Richard E. Peeler Art Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN; Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME (travels through 2010)

In the Private Eye, curated by Yaelle Amir, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, NY

Off the Grid, Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY

Taipei Biennial, Taipai, Taiwan

The New Normal, curated by Michael Connor through ICI, Artists Space, New York, NY; Huarte Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Huarte, Spain; Canzani Center Gallery, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH (travels through 2010)

Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School, New York, NY

2007 6 Billion Perps Held Hostage! Artists Address Global Warming, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

Crimes of Omission, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Dark Matters: Artists See the Impossible, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

Ominous Atmosphere, Heather Marx Gallery, San Francisco, CA

The Landscape of War, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

2006 A Historic Occasion, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA

Dataesthetics Reloaded, Galerija Nova, Zagreb, Croatia

Dystopische Landschaft, Kunstraum Muenchen, Munich, Germany

Only the Paranoid Survive, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY

The Culture of Fear/Die Kultur der Angst, Halle 14, Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig, German

2005 Thought Crimes: The Art of Subversion, Diverse Works, Houston, TX

2004 Echo Local, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL

The Big Nothing: A Void, Philadelphia Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

2003 Collaboration with artist Greg Niemeyer, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA

Operation How, Now, Wow, 16 Beaver Space, New York, NY

Version 3, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

2002 Plug and Play, Artswatch, Louisville, KY

POW!, California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco, CA

Version 2.0, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

2001 Book Show, Temporary Services, Chicago, IL

Resynthesis, Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago, IL

The Summer Show, Gallery 312, Chicago, IL

2000 Counter Productive Industries, 1926 Gallery, Chicago, IL

Lectures
2006 Fine Print Exhibition, PS1/MOMA, Long Island City, NY

Prison Industry: Artistic Approaches to Activism, Panelist, Vera List Center for Art and Politics, The New School, New York, NY

Visiting Artist Series, Digital Arts and New Media Department, University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

2005 California Institute for the Arts, Valencia, CA

Defense: Models, Strategies—conference, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA

Fieldworks, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Walking as Knowing as Making, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

2004 LA Forum for Architecture and Urban Design, Los Angeles, CA

Honors and Awards
2008 SECA Art Award Winner, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
2006 Eyebeam Grant, New York, NY
Festivals and Screenings
2004 Activating the Medium Festival, SomArts Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003 Recontres Internationales Festival, Podewil, Berlin, Germany

Education
2007 PhD, Department of Geography, University of California at Berkeley
2002 MFA, Art and Technology, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Books/Publications
2007 I Could Tell You but Then You Would Have to Be Destroyed by Me: Emblems from the Pentagons Black World, Brooklyn, NY: Melville House Publishing
2006 Groom Lake and the Imperial Production of Nowhere, Editors Derek Gregory and Allan Pred, Violent Geographies (collection), Routledge

Late September at an Undisclosed Location in the Nevada Desert, Cultural Geographies, Spring

Torture Taxi: On the Trail of the CIA's Rendition Flights, Co-authored with AC Thompson, Hoboken: Melville House

2005 Torture Air, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Vol. 40, No. 11, Dec 14-20

2004 Recording California's Carceral Landscapes, Art Journal, Spring

2003 Tactics Without Tears, Co-authored with Aaron Gach, Journal of Aesthetics and Protest, Fall

2001 Remapping Chicago, Blu Magazine

Sounding the Panorama, Rant Magazine

Selected Performances and Public Projects
2004 Delta Remnants, public sculpture in Stockton, CA, commission from the University of the Pacific, CA

   
   
   
Exhibited Artists
   

Sarah Bedford

Carl Hammoud

Marc Hundley

Shana Moulton

Gust & Swanson