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


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







"Seeing Things", Niels Van Tomme, Foreign Policy in Focus, April 16, 2009.

"1000 Words: Trevor Paglen Talks About "The Other Night Sky"", Trevor Paglen, Artforum, March 1, 2009.


"Dr. Paglen, I Presume?", black, January 27, 2009.

"Esthetic Politics?", Ben Davis, Artnet, September 6, 2008.

"Art Review: Trevor Paglen: The Other Night Sky", Victoria Gannon, KQED, July 9, 2008.

"Interview on NBC11, San Francisco", July 28, 2008.

"Trevor Paglen at the Berkeley Art Museum", Seth Lower, Buzzine, July 16, 2008.

"Net Effect", T.J. Carlin, Time Out New York, June 4, 2008.

"Critic's Picks: Trevor Paglen", Ara H. Merjian, Artforum, June 22, 2008.

"Photographer Documents Secret Satellites-All 189 of Them", Bryan Gardiner, Wired, June 20, 2008.

"Artist Trevor Paglen has his eye on satellites", Timothy Buckwalter, San Francisco Chronicle, May 31, 2008.

"I-Team: Inside the Underworld of Black Projects", George Knapp, Las Vegas Now, May 2, 2008.

"Trevor Paglen at the New Museum", Paddy Johnson, Art Fag City, May 19, 2008.

"Disappearances: The Photographs of Trevor Paglen", Thomas Keenan, Aperture, May 1, 2008.

"Pentagon patches betray otherwise secret missions", Keith Goetzman, Utne Reader, May 2008.

"Interview with Stephen Colbert", The Colbert Report, Comedy Central, April 7, 2008.

"Black patches and black secrets", Billy Cox, HeraldTribune.Com, April 25, 2008.

"Political Persuasion", Steven Heller, The New York Times Book Review, April 20, 2008.

"Political Persuasion", Steven Heller, The New York Times, April 20, 2008.

"Inside the Black Budget", William J. Broad, The New York Times, April 1, 2008.

"Interview with Trevor Paglen", Interviewer Angela Ellis, NPR News, January 14, 2008, The Bryant Park Project.

"Disappearances: The Photographs of Trevor Paglen", Thomas Keenan, Aperture 2008.

"'Black Sites’ Showcases Espionage World: Exhibit at Yerba Buena Center In San Francisco", Eric Thomas, ABC News/KGO-TV San Francisco, September 5, 2007.

"The 'Black Ops' of America", Oscar Reyes, Red Pepper, July 2007.

"Limit-Telephotographer Spies on Stealth Military Installations", Sonia Zjawinski, Wired, June 26, 2007.

"Secret Airlines for Secret Prisons", Jerome McDonnell (interviewer), WBEZ Chicago Public Radio, June 13, 2007.

"Forthcoming film to shed light on top-secret rendition program", Susan Crabtree, The Hill, April 20, 2007.

"Most Awesomely Bad Military Patches", Noah Shactman,, December 11, 2007.

"Introducing Seven Obscure(d) Artists in Profile", Lyra Liberty Kilston, Modern Painters, December 2007, p. 70-71.

"Trevor Paglen at Bellwether", Brian Boucher, Art in America 2007, March, p. 170-1.

"The Experimental Geography of Trevor Paglen", Jen Itzenson, The Brooklyn Rail 2007, February.

"New York: Another 48 Hours", Jonathan T. D. Neil, Art Review 2007, January.

"Telescopes, Transparency, and Torture: Trevor Paglen and the Politics of Exposure", Karen Beckman, Art Journal 2007, College Art Association, Fall, p. 62-7.

"This Art Is Classified", Sonia Zjawinski, Wired 2007, July, p. 78.

"Trevor Paglen, Bellwether", Tom Breidenbach, Artforum 2007, February, p. 295-6.

"Shades of Black", Trevor Paglen, Cabinet 2007, Issue 24, "Shadows", p. 61-63.

"At Issue with Ben Merens", radio interview with Ben Merens, WPR Programs, September 26, 2006.

"Secret CIA Prisons in Your Backyard", Onnesha Roychoudhuri, AlterNet, September 22, 2006.

"Investigating a World That Doesn't Exist-Trevor Paglen-Black World", Drew Waters, Newmedia FIX, December 9, 2006.

"Black Site Specific", Ben Davis, Artnet, December 7, 2006.

"Art in Review: Trevor Paglen Black World", Holland Cotter, The New York Times, December 15, 2006, E47.

"Actualizing Area 51", Peter Lemons, The Campus, November 27, 2006, p. 9.

"Tracking Torture", Marisa Olson,, November 15, 2006.

"The Approval Matrix", New York Magazine 2006, December 4, p. 96.

"Trevor Paglen", Aaron Gach, Bomb Magazine 2006, June.

"Torture Taxi: On the Trail of the CIA's Rendition Flights", Interview between Amy Goodman, Trevor Paglen, and AC Thompson, Democracy Now! 2006, air date: September 15.

"Torture Taxi by Trevor Paglen and AC Thompson", Jonathan Messinger, Time Out Chicago 2006, Book Reviews, October 5-11.

"Trevor Paglen: Black World", PJ, flavorpill 2006, November 14-20.

"Art: Best in Show, Trevor Paglen: 'Black World'", R.C. Baker, The Village Voice 2006, December 20-26.

"Planespotting: Nerds with binoculars bust the CIA's torture taxis", Trevor Paglen & A.C. Thompson, The Village Voice 2006, October 15.

"Trevor Paglen and Thomas Keenan: Fog of Wars", Trevor Paglen & Thomas Keenan, Bidoun: Arts and Culture from the Middle East 2006, Issue 8, Volume 1, Fall.

"The Black World of the Military", Interview with Trevor Paglen, August 15, 2005.

"The New American Landscape", Spark, broadcast on KQED, April 5, 2005, first showing.

"Spying on the Government", AC Thompson, San Francisco Bay Guardian 2005, Vol. 39, No. 31, May 4-10.

"Hitchhiking Stealth", Bryan Finoki, 2005, August.

"Lets Active", Mark Weidenbaum, 2004.

"Strategic Visuality: a Project by Four Artists/Researchers", Nato Thompson, Art Journal 2004, Spring.

"Engaging the Audience in New Media and Information Art", NYFA Interactive 2003, October.