Hawk & Dove (2012), digital video, 17m
Streffen’s two drones – she calls them “dirigibles” – are more akin to simplified versions of 1930s-styled Zeppelin balloons than B-2s, of course.
Their technical simplicity, and grace, in complete contrast to the vehicles being commissioned in the vicinity, is precisely their purpose. Read more…
An 18-foot rhinestone-covered Predator drone replica, in all its glittering glory, was recently unveiled as part of a new art exhibit at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. “Home Drone” wants to push its audience to think about the consequences of deadly drone strikes — not in far-flung regions of the world, but in the US, in places like Massachusetts.