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Overexposed - HD Stencils
2015 - Acrylic spray paint on paper, canvas and photo paper.
Press material
- Press Release, May 6th 2015

- Press Kit, high-res pics & all PDFs
- Full catalog artworks and texts in PDF
- All pictures browsable on Flickr
- Details artworks of NOME Gallery


- Research on the Overexposed officials
- Theoretical text by Paolo Cirio

- Exhibition introductiory text and images
- "Anti-Social Sculptures" text and artworks

- Critical text by Nato Thompson

- Critical text by Bruce Sterling

Overexposed officials profiles
Keith Alexander (NSA), John Brennan (CIA), Michael Hayden (NSA), Michael Rogers (NSA), James Comey (FBI), James Clapper (NSA), David Petraus (CIA), Caitlin Hayden (NSC), and Avril Haines (CIA).

Pictures of the public interventions
New York City, London, Berlin, Paris.


Selected press coverage
- Hyperallergic, interview, U.S.
- Observer, interview, U.S.
- VICE Motherboard, interview, U.S.
- VICE The Creators Project, review, U.S.
- WIRED, interview, U.S.
- Post Matter, interview, UK
- Sleek magazine, interview, UK
- We Make Money Not Art, interview, UK
- M-Est, interview, Germany
- Reuters, lead photos article, U.S.
- Berlin Art Link, review, Germany
- Russia Today, intervew, Russia
Videos
- ZEIT, English video interview, Germany
- RT, English video interview, Russia
- Arte TV, video interview (german), (French)
- SAT3, video interview, Germany
- Tagesspiegel, video interview, Germany
German mainstram
- Frankfurter Allgemeine, online, interview
- Süddeutsche Zeitung, online, interview
- Die Tageszeitung, online, interview
- Wired DE magazine, online, interview
- Motherboard DE, online, interview
- Telepolis, online, review
- Handelsblatt Online, online, review
- Berliner Morgenpost, online, review
- Mittelbayerische, online, review
- Die Welt, online, review
- Sudwest Presse, online, review
- Nordwest Zeitung, online review
- Focus magazine, online, review
Radios
- Deutschland Radio Kultur, Interview
- SWR2 Radio, interview
- SWR Info, interview


This artwork is composed of a series of nine unauthorized photos of high-ranking U.S. intelligence officials of the NSA, CIA, NI, and FBI who were related to Edward Snowden's revelations. The appropriated material was found by monitoring photos and selfies published on Internet public platforms without the control of the officials. The images were reproduced with the street art HD Stencils technique, and they were disseminated onto public walls throughout major cities. The artwork satirizes the era of ubiquitous surveillance and overly-mediated political personas by exposing the officials accountable for secretive mass surveillance and over-classified intelligence programs. New modes of circulation, appropriation, contextualization, and technical reproduction of images are integrated into this artwork.

Selected pictures of the outdoor public space insterventions
Manhattan, New York City; London, UK; Berlin, Germany; Paris, France.
Selected pictures of the indoor galleries installations
C/O Museum Berlin; NOME Gallery, Berlin; CityLeaks, Cologne; Art Market, Budapest; Pratt Manhattan Gallery, NYC; International Center of Photography Museum, NYC; Centre de la Photographie, Geneva.

Video
playlist


Selected shows and presentations history
WATCHED!, exhibition at Museum C/O Berlin, 2017, Berlin - Germany
Images of Surveillance, exhibition at Museum Münchner Stadtmuseum, 2017, Munich - Germany
Month of Photography, exhibition at Museum National d'Histoire et d'Art, 2017, Luxembourg
Public, Private, Secret, exhibition at International Center of Photography Museum, 2016, NYC - U.S.
Caméra(Auto)Contrôle, exhibition at Centre de la Photographie, 2016, Geneva - Switzerland
Private, solo show at NOME gallery at 208 Bowery, 2016, NYC - U.S.
Public and Private, solo show at NOME for ContempraryTurin, 2016, Turin - Italy
Data Aesthetics, exhibition at Central City Library, 2016, Amsterdam - Netherland
Quadriennale, exhibition at Palazzo delle Esposizioni, 2016, Rome - Italy
#MakeAmericaGreatAgain, exhibition at White Box gallery, 2016, NYC - U.S.
Overexposed, exhibition at London Art Fair, 2016, London - UK
Little Sister, exhibition at Pratt Manhattan Gallery, 2015, NYC - U.S.
CityLeaks Urban Art Festival, exhibition, 2015, Cologne - Germany
Overexposed, Solo Show at Art Market Budapest, 2015, Budapest - Hungary
Overexposed, Solo Show at NOME gallery, 2015, Berlin - Germany


Selected bibliography
WATCHED! Surveillance, Art and Photography, Catalog, English, Buchhandlung Walther König, Sweden, 2016
Der Transparente Spion, Taz Die Tageszeitung, Newspaper, Interview, German, Germany, May 27th 2015
Überwachungsbilder - Die Kunst der Spionage, Wired, Magazine, German, Germany, 2015, Oct.
Der Künstler - Cover, Der Tagesspiegel, Newspaper, Interview, German, Germany, 2015, July
Origami, La Stampa, Newspaper, Interview, Italian, Italy, Mar. 10th 2016

Selected pictures of the installation at NOME gallery in Berlin, 2015



Selected pictures of the installation at ICP Museum in NYC, 2016


Selected pictures of the installation at C/O Berlin Museum, 2017


Selected pictures of the street art interventions with spray painted paper posters





Selected details of artworks on canvas in full color










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