Drone meets Art

Courtesy of Pakistani-American artist Mahwish Chishty, the works juxtapose the MQ-9 Reaper (and other drones) with colorful, detailed patterns  evoking the truck drivers designs in Pakistan.

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At once beautiful and fearsome, Chishty strives  to reconceptualize the machines of war into urbane objects:

I wanted people to think maybe what would happen if these drones were friendlier looking, instead of such hard-edged, metallic war machines.

To find about more about Chishty’s current work, visit Mother Jones.

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This entry was posted on June 26, 2013 by in Art, Asia and tagged , , , , , , .
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