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Hexen 2039 New Military-Occult Technologies for Psychological Warfare, a Rosalind Brodsky Research Programme by Suzanne Treister
  

Hexen 2039 New Military-Occult Technologies for Psychological Warfare, a Rosalind Brodsky Research Programme

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Hexen 2039 New Military-Occult Technologies for Psychological Warfare, a Rosalind Brodsky Research Programme by Suzanne Treister

Rosalind Brodsky, the alter ego of artist Suzanne Treister, is a delusional time traveller who believes herself to be working at the Institute of Militronics and Advanced Time Interventionality (IMATI) in the twenty-first century. Hexen 2039 charts Brodsky's scientific research towards the development of new mind control technologies for the British Military, through a kaleidoscopic series of drawings, diagrams and photographs which are by turns baroque, challenging, comic, elegant, mysterious and intriguing. These works uncover or construct links between conspiracy theories, occult groups, Chernobyl, witchcraft, the US film industry, British Intelligence agencies, Soviet brainwashing, and behaviour control experiments of the US Army and its Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (PSYOP), in light of alarming new research in contemporary neuroscience. An essay by Richard Grayson examines Treister's practice in detail. As a whole, this fascinating and complex body of work questions the way we look at history and the future, science, technology, politics, and narrative.

About the Author

Suzanne Treister studied at St Martin's and Chelsea Schools of Art and currently lives and works in London and Berlin. Utilising various media including video, the Internet, interactive technologies, photography, drawing and painting, Treister's practice deals with notions of identity, history, power and the hallucinatory. She has shown at Annely Juda Fine Art, London; Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin; Gallery Skuc, Ljubljana; Vorarlberger Kunstverein, Bregenz; 2002 Biennale of Sydney; Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid and El Museo del Barrio, New York.

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Book Info

Publication date

6th November 2006

Author

Suzanne Treister

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Publisher

Black Dog Publishing Ltd an imprint of Black Dog Publishing London UK

Format

Paperback
160 pages

Categories

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -
Individual artists, art monographs
The arts: general issues

ISBN

9781904772637

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