Here’s What Drone Attacks In America Would Look Like

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Here’s What Drone Attacks In America Would Look Like

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Pete Brook has an online article in this morning’s (April 16, 2014) Wired.com with the title above. He writes, “if U.S. citizens knew how it felt to be targeted by deadly, flying robots, it might shape domestic attitudes towards the Obama Administration’s drone program.” Mr. Brook adds that artist Thomas Van Houtryve, is using video and photography to “foster that discussion by putting average Americans under drone-like surveillance.”

“The drone has become the preferred tool of the War on Terror,” says Van Houtryve. “We live in the most media-connected age ever; and yet, the American public has no visual narrative of the drone war. This secret war is making it easier to push to the back of our minds, or only think about it in abstract terms.”

“To make this abstract real,” with his series, Blue Sky Days, “Van Houtryve…

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