n.b.k. | Circles



Laura Poitras, Circles
Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.) 
June 18 - August 8, 2021
In collaboration with Forensic Architecture and with Sean Vegezzi

Terror Contagion (2021) is an ongoing investigation by research agency Forensic Architecture and an accompanying film by Poitras. The work investigates Israeli cyber-weapons manufacturer NSO Group and the use of its Pegasus malware to target journalists and human rights defenders worldwide. 

Edgelands (2021), a collaboration with artist Sean Vegezzi, examines sites of police and carceral infrastructure in ex-military sites on the waterways of New York City. This ongoing collaboration was presented here on three channels (Edgelands: TARU, Edgelands: VCBC, and Edgelands: Hart Island). 

ANARCHIST series (2016), in collaboration with Henrik Moltke, is composed of drone and satellite images hacked by the NSA and GCHQ.

Curator: Marius Babias
Producer: Yoni Golijov
Design Consultant: Gesthimani Roumpani