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Simon Denny: David Darchicourt, in-house artist of the NSA

Hear how David Darchicourt’s leaked images ended up in a Renaissance library.


<P>Simon Denny talks mass surveillance, global security, and Edward Snowden. </P> <P>The exhibition <EM>Secret Power</EM> is part of <EM>Ng&#257; Toi</EM> | <EM>Arts Te Papa</EM>, Season 6, 2016.</P>

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Modded Server-Rack Display with Some Interpretations of Imagery from NSA MYSTIC, FOXACID, QUANTUMTHEORY, and Other SSO/TAO Slides

Simon Denny, Modded Server-Rack Display with Some Interpretations of Imagery from NSA MYSTIC, FOXACID, QUANTUMTHEORY, and Other SSO/TAO 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, steel trays, vinyl and brushed aluminium on coloured plexiglas, laser cut plexiglas letters, UV prints on Aludibond, Fisso stainless steel spacers, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition, stuffed white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), ropes, aluminium poles, painted fibre glass globe, UV prints on plexiglas, Hormel Foods SPAM can in plexiglas box, painting and play card in plexiglas case, Shadowfist card game boxes and cards, powder coated steel and aluminium components, UV print on sandblasted laminated safety glass, LED strips,
Purchased 2015.
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