Astro Noise: A Survival Guide for Living Under Total Surveillance

By Laura Poitras
The filmmaker, artist, and journalist Laura Poitras has explored the themes of mass surveillance, war on terror, drone program, Guantanamo, and torture in her work for more than ten years. In 2013, Poitras was contacted by Edward Snowden, a former National Security Agency subcontractor who leaked classified information about government-sponsored surveillance. Her resulting documentary, "Citizenfour, " which won an Academy Award for best documentary feature in 2015, is the third film in her post-9/11 film trilogy.
For this volume, Poitras has invited authors ranging from artists and novelists to technologists and academics to respond to the modern-day state of mass surveillance. Among them are the acclaimed author Dave Eggers, the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, the former Guantanamo Bay detainee Lakhdar Boumediene, the writer and researcher Kate Crawford, and Edward Snowden, to name but a few. Some contributors worked directly with Poitras and the archive of documents leaked by Snowden; others contributed fictional reinterpretations of spycraft. The result is a how-to guide for living in a society that collects extraordinary amounts of information on individuals. Questioning the role of surveillance and advocating for collective privacy are central tennets for Poitras, who has long engaged with and supported free-software technologists."





    CONTRIBUTIONS


    SHARE THIS
Embedicon
 
9780300217650
eBook

  Choose a format

Price: $36.00/ea
LIST PRICE: $45.00

Bulk Paperback Non-returnable Discounts
Quantity Price Discount
1 - 24 $36.00 20%
25 - 99 $31.50 30%
100 - 499 $29.25 35%
500 - 999 $28.35 37%
ISBN: 9780300217650

About the Paperback

Publisher Whitney Museum of American Art
Publish date 02/23/2016
Pages 256
ISBN-13 9780300217650
ISBN-10 030021765X
Language English

Need 1000 or more?

Additional discounts may be available for print books. We also offer pricing for RETURNABLE orders. Please call 1-800-236-7323 or email us to request a quote.


Interested in eBooks?

If you would like pricing and availability on eBooks (25 copy minimum/US billing only), click the link below to send an email directly to our trusted digital distribution partner, BookShout.
Request a quote for eBooks

Other questions about eBooks can be directed to support@800ceoread.com.