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youranonnews:

Giant Art Installation Targets Predator Drone Operators
In military slang, Predator drone operators often refer to kills as ‘bug splats’, since viewing the body through a grainy video image gives the sense of an insect being crushed.To challenge this insensitivity as well as raise awareness of civilian casualties, an artist collective installed a massive portrait facing up in the heavily bombed Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa region of Pakistan, where drone attacks regularly occur. Now, when viewed by a drone camera, what an operator sees on his screen is not an anonymous dot on the landscape, but an innocent child victim’s face.
For more info visit: NotABugSplat.com/

youranonnews:

Giant Art Installation Targets Predator Drone Operators

In military slang, Predator drone operators often refer to kills as ‘bug splats’, since viewing the body through a grainy video image gives the sense of an insect being crushed.

To challenge this insensitivity as well as raise awareness of civilian casualties, an artist collective installed a massive portrait facing up in the heavily bombed Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa region of Pakistan, where drone attacks regularly occur. Now, when viewed by a drone camera, what an operator sees on his screen is not an anonymous dot on the landscape, but an innocent child victim’s face.

For more info visit: NotABugSplat.com/

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newyorker:

Kurt Vonnegut described his artwork as a pursuit that liberated him from the oppressive work of writing. Take a look at some of his whimsical drawings: http://nyr.kr/1gL0YFh
Image from “Kurt Vonnegut Drawings” (Monacelli Press), edited by Nanette Vonnegut, out May 13th.

newyorker:

Kurt Vonnegut described his artwork as a pursuit that liberated him from the oppressive work of writing. Take a look at some of his whimsical drawings: http://nyr.kr/1gL0YFh

Image from “Kurt Vonnegut Drawings” (Monacelli Press), edited by Nanette Vonnegut, out May 13th.

(Source: newyorker.com, via npr)

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vacantgarde:

Grocery list left on bus on the west side of Chicago, 2014

vacantgarde:

Grocery list left on bus on the west side of Chicago, 2014

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HOPE GANGLOFF →

GR8 ART CHECK IT

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#nabis  #vuillard  #hope gangloff 
jockohomoremix:

Keith Haring, The King, 1989 Lithograph in colours, on wove paper, the full sheet, signed, dated ‘89’ and numbered 23/50 in pencil, published by Nicole Fauché, Paris.

jockohomoremix:

Keith Haring, The King, 1989 Lithograph in colours, on wove paper, the full sheet, signed, dated ‘89’ and numbered 23/50 in pencil, published by Nicole Fauché, Paris.

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lilyroche:

Debutante Debacle, March 2014

lilyroche:

Debutante Debacle, March 2014

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misteryspot:

Childhood ruined. Look how amazed are the boys.

misteryspot:

Childhood ruined. Look how amazed are the boys.

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3pilgrim3:

jay reatard - faking it

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Riley Montana and Sang Woo Kim photographed by Tim Walker, W Magazine April 2014 

Riley Montana and Sang Woo Kim photographed by Tim Walker, W Magazine April 2014 

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