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Simon Denny: Terminator and the irony of artificial intelligence

The Terminator was artificial intelligence gone wrong, but NSA artists made it the symbol of their surveillance programme. Denny talks irony in the Snowden slides.


Simon Denny talks mass surveillance, global security, and Edward Snowden.

The exhibition Secret Power is part of Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa, Season 6, 2016.

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Modded Server-Rack Display with Some Interpretations of Imagery from NSA TREASUREMAP Slides

Simon Denny, Modded Server-Rack Display with Some Interpretations of Imagery from NSA TREASUREMAP Slides, 2015, UV prints on Revostage platforms, powder coated 19" server racks, Cisco Systems WS-C2948G switches, LAN cables, Bachmann power strips, HP Proliant 380DL G5 server, UV prints on glass, painted model figures on coloured plexiglas, VisiJet PXL Color Bond 3D prints, laser cut plexiglas letters, UV print on Aludibond, Fisso stainless steel spacers, modified Terminator T-800 Endoskeleton Combat Version Life-Size Bust, steel swords, steel fitting, powder coated steel components, UV print on sandblasted laminated safety glass, LED strips,
Purchased 2015.
Full object info is available on collections.tepapa.govt.nz