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Installing Simon Denny's Secret Power at Te Papa

Installing Simon Denny's Secret Power at Te Papa

Time-lapse of Simon Denny’s ground breaking exhibition Secret Power taking over Te Papa’s art gallery.
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Simon Denny's guide to Secret Power at Te Papa

Simon Denny's guide to Secret Power at Te Papa

Simon Denny talks about issues of mass surveillance, national identity, and international security.
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Simon Denny: Terminator and the irony of artificial intelligence

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

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

Hear how David Darchicourt’s leaked images ended up in a Renaissance library.
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Simon Denny: Magic manipulation and mind games

Simon Denny: Magic manipulation and mind games

Many magicians have worked for the military. Denny explores manipulations and mind games, from corporate buzzwords to the human deceptions of espionage.
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Simon Denny: The most important visual documents of our age

Simon Denny: The most important visual documents of our age

A new spin on death by PowerPoint: why the NSA slides are some of most culturally important materials of the current age.
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Alexis Hunter: Absence of Fear

Alexis Hunter: Absence of Fear

Feminist artist Alexis Hunter talks gender, sexuality and power.
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Making of the Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio – Daniel Boyd
Making of the Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio – Megan Cope
Making of the Anzac Centenary Print Portfolio – Shane Cotton