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Trevor Paglen
The Counting Station / Cynthia, (Numbers Station near Egelsbach, Germany) (2016)


C type print.

21.6 x 24.9 cm [8.5 x 9.8 inches].

Edition of 50, signed and numbered verso.


 

About the work

Trevor Paglen’s edition for the Whitechapel Gallery accompanies his work in the 2016 exhibition Electronic Superhighway 2016-1966, and depicts a ‘numbers station’ in Germany - a type of shortwave radio station characterised by unusual broadcasts. During the Cold War, radio listeners across the globe started to notice bizarre broadcasts on the airwaves and believed they were carrying coded messages. This old-fashioned, low-tech method of communication probably remains the best option for transmitting information to agents in the field and might still be used, some espionage experts suggest.


 

About the artist

Artist and geographer Trevor Paglen purposefully blurs the boundaries between contemporary art, journalism, science and politics to forge curious and particular ways to view and interpret the world around us. His highly conceptual and thoroughly researched practice has examined mass surveillance, particularly in the wake of Edward Snowden’s NSA leaks, and the ‘black world’ — highly secret and guarded military test sites. His work is political in its willingness to uncover and make visible these dark areas of classified activity.


Selected Exhibitions

Trevor Paglen, born 1974, lives and works in New York, USA. Paglen has exhibited widely across the USA and internationally. His work is included in many private and public collections including Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

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Thank you for your interest in Whitechapel Gallery's editions.

 

Following careful consideration, in response to the COVID-19 situation and in line with advice from Public Health England, Whitechapel Gallery is temporarily closed to the public until further notice.

 

You can continue to support the Whitechapel Gallery by buying our editions which are available via the website, or by emailing editions@whitechapelgallery.org

 

Any orders placed while we are closed will be dispatched or made available for collection once the gallery reopens. Our staff are working remotely and are very happy to answer any questions by email.

 

We look forward to welcoming you to the gallery again soon. 

                                                                                             

 Works can be purchased with Own Art, allowing you to spread the cost of your purchase over 10 months, completely interest free.  

Typical 0% APR. Subject to status. Terms and conditions apply. Applicants must be at least 18 years old. Whitechapel Gallery is a licensed broker of Own Art loans. Registered address: Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, London, E1 7QX.
 

   We work with contemporary conservation framers Frame London to provide the best framing options for your Limited Edition. Contact us for more information.

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