Trevor Paglen
Impossible Objects
March 15 - May 5, 2018

TP_2018_ASG_install_8-lo
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Impossible Objects, 2018
Installation view
TP_2018_ASG_install_2-lo
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Impossible Objects, 2018
Installation view
TP-D17-02
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View from Earth, 2017
Charcoal and acrylic on paper
drawing: 11.75 x 9 inches
framed size: 14.75 x 12 inches
TP_2018_ASG_install_1-lo
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Impossible Objects, 2018
Installation view
TP_2018_ASG_install_3-lo
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Impossible Objects, 2018
Installation view
TP_2018_ASG_install_4-lo
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Impossible Objects, 2018
Installation view
263-framed-lo
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EVOLVED ENHANCED CRYSTAL in Cygnus (Electro-Optical Reconnaissance Satellite; USA 245), 2017
Silver gelatin LE print
60 × 48 in
265-framed-lo
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INTRUDER 6A in Sagittarius (Ocean Reconnaissance Satellite; USA 173), 2017
Silver gelatin LE print
121.9 x 152.4 cm
48 x 60 in
TP_2018_ASG_install_7-lo
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Impossible Objects, 2018
Installation view
TP_2018_ASG_install_5-lo
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Impossible Objects, 2018
Installation view
266-framed-lo
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NROL-76 in Scorpio (Unknown Purpose – Possible Satellite Interceptor; USA 276) (note: second satellite in the image is COSMOS 1275DEB – a piece of Russian Space Debris), 2017
Silver gelatin LE print
121.9 x 152.4 cm
48 x 60 in
264-framed-lo
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AQUACADE/RHYOLITE 3 in Libra (Signals Intelligence; OPS 4258), 2017
Silver gelatin LE print
152.4 x 121.9 cm
60 x 48 in
TP_2018_ASG_install_6-lo
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Impossible Objects, 2018
Installation view
TP_2018_ASG_install_9-lo
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Impossible Objects, 2018
Installation view
268-framed-lo
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Unknown Object near Corona Borealis , 2017
Dye sublimation print, White Semi-Matte
152.4 x 121.9 cm
60 x 48 in
262-framed
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INTRUDER 12A in Vulpecula (Ocean Reconnaissance Satellite; USA 274) , 2017
Dye sublimation print, White Semi-Matte
152.4 x 101.6 cm
60 x 40 in
TP_2018_ASG_install_10-lo
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Impossible Objects, 2018
Installation view
TP-S18-08-D
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Orbital Reflector (Scale Model), 2018
Mylar, aluminum, solar panels and tape
3048 x 152.4 cm
1200 x 60 in
TP-S18-08-A
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Orbital Reflector (Scale Model), 2018
Mylar, aluminum, solar panels and tape
3048 x 152.4 cm
1200 x 60 in
TP_2018_ASG_install_11-lo
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Impossible Objects, 2018
Installation view
TP_2018_ASG_install_13-lo
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Impossible Objects, 2018
Installation view
TP-D14-03
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Aerospace Engineering for Aerospace Engineering’s Sake, 2014
Graphite on paper
Drawing: 8 x 8.5 inches
Frame size: 14.75 x 14.75 inches
TP-D13-06
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Echo-Type Test Frame Concept, 2013
Graphite on paper
drawing: 11 x 8.25 inches
framed size: 14.75 x 12 inches
TP-D15-02
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Reflective Structure in Orbit, 2015
Graphite on paper
drawing: 12 x 9.25 inches
framed size: 14.75 x 12.25 inches
TP-D12-04
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Nonfunctional Satellite Concept, 2012
Graphite on paper
drawing: 11.5 x 8 inches
framed size: 14.75 x 11.25 inches
TP-D12-01
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“The Kite” Concept, 2012
Graphite on paper
drawing: 12 x 9 inches
framed size: 14.75 x 13 inches
TP-D16-04
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Hopeless Diamond, 2016
Graphite on paper
drawing: 9.5 x 12 inches
framed size: 14.75 x 17.25 inches
TP-D13-11
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Study For Sphere Construction, 2013
Graphite on paper
drawing: 7.5 x 5.25 inches
framed size: 14.75 x 12.5 inches
TP_2018_ASG_install_14-lo
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Impossible Objects, 2018
Installation view
TP_2018_ASG_install_15-lo
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Impossible Objects, 2018
Installation view
267-framed-lo
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INTRUDER 5A in Cygnus (Ocean Reconnaissance Satellite; USA 160) Note: Other satellites are SCOUT X-4 Rocket Body and Unknown) , 2017
Dye sublimation print, White Semi-Matte
121.9 x 152.4 cm
48 x 60 in
TP-S18-07-C-lo
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Triangle, 2018
Steel and lacquer
TP-S18-07
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Triangle, 2018
Steel and lacquer
TP-S18-04-C-lo
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Circular Reflector, 2018
Stainless steel, polished
37 x 37 x 37 cm
15 x 15 x 15 in
TP-S18-04-B
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Circular Reflector, 2018
Stainless steel, polished
37 x 37 x 37 cm
15 x 15 x 15 in
TP-S18-05-C-lo
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Ring (Möbius Variation), 2018
Fiberglass, lacquered
80 x 10 x 80 cm
32 x 4 x 32 in
TP-S18-05-D
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Ring (Möbius Variation), 2018
Fiberglass, lacquered
80 x 10 x 80 cm
32 x 4 x 32 in
TP-S18-03-B
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Diamond Reflector, 2018
Steel, lacquered
217 x 18.5 x 18.5 cm
85 x 7 x 7 1/2 in
TP-S18-06
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Evolved Shuttlecock, 2018
Stainless steel, polished
35 x 13 x 35 cm
14 x 5 x 14 in
TP-S18-06-C
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Evolved Shuttlecock, 2018
Stainless steel, polished
35 x 13 x 35 cm
14 x 5 x 14 in
TP_2018_ASG_install_12-lo
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Impossible Objects, 2018
Installation view
TP_2018_ASG_install_18-lo
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Impossible Objects, 2018
Installation view
TP_2018_ASG_install_19-lo
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Impossible Objects, 2018
Installation view
TP-D13-03
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Echo-Style Canister Deployment and Inflation Sequence, 2013
Graphite on paper
drawing: 11 x 9.25 inches
framed size: 14.75 x 13 inches
TP-D12-05
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Discus Picosat Concept (A), 2012
Graphite on paper
drawing: 11 x 8 inches
framed size: 14.75 x 11.5 inches
TP-D13-02
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Shuttlecock Picosat Concept, 2013
Graphite on paper
drawing: 9 x 12 inches
framed size: 12 x 14.75 inches
TP-D13-01
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Evolved Shuttlecock Concept, 2013
Graphite, colored pencil on paper
drawing: 16.5 x 11.5 inches
framed size: 19.5 x 14.75 inches
TP_2018_ASG_install_20-lo
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Impossible Objects, 2018
Installation view
TP-D15-01
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Debris-Sat Concept, 2015
Graphite on paper
drawing: 11.5 x 8.25 inches
framed size: 14.75 x 11.25 inches
TP-D17-03
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Orbital Reflector Component Concept, 2017
Graphite on paper
drawing: 11 x 17 inches
framed size: 14.75 x 20.75 inches
TP-D17-04
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Orbital Reflector, 2017
Graphite and colored pencil on paper
drawing: 9.5 x 12 inches
framed size: 14.75 x 17.25 inches
TP-D16-03
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Diamond-Sat Concept, 2016
Graphite on paper
drawing: 9 x 12 inches
framed size: 12 x 14.75 inches
TP_2018_ASG_install_21-lo
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Impossible Objects, 2018
Installation view
TP-S18-02
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Prototype for a Non-functional Satellite (Design 4; Build 6), 2014
Mylar, plastic and tape
54 x 45 inches
framed size: 59.75 x 52.25 inches
TP-S18-02-detail
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detail of Prototype for a Non-functional Satellite (Design 4; Build 6), 2014
Mylar, plastic and tape
54 x 45 inches
framed size: 59.75 x 52.25 inches