Trevor Paglen

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Prizes

Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul wins £40,000 Artes Mundi prize

His film Invisibility is a nuanced examination of political corruption and restrictions on free speech

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Sculpture

US government shutdown shuts down Trevor Paglen's space sculpture

The closure of the Federal Communications Commission has delayed the deployment of the work

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Artists

We have lift-off: Museum officials keep their fingers crossed as two sculptures hurtle into space

Fulfilling artists’ quests, a diamond-shaped balloon and a gold bust are expected to orbit the Earth

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In the frame

SpaceX, we have a problem: lift-off is delayed for rocket carrying art

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Artist interview

Trevor Paglen lets you view the world as the machines see it

Ahead of his retrospective at Washington, DC's Smithsonian American Art Museum, the artist discusses his interest in the social and political implications of technologies, including mass surveillance systems and artificial intelligence

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Museums

Baltimore museum sells blue-chip art to buy works by minority artists

Five works made around $18m (with fees) at auctions at Sotheby’s New York on 19 May, and two were bought for undisclosed sums in private sales

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Outer Space

Countdown begins for sculpture’s lift-off

Trevor Paglen and Nevada Museum Of Art crowdfund to launch his “purely artistic” satellite