Interview: Heather Layton and Brian Bailey

Heather Layton and Brian Bailey are activists, artists, and social interventionists based in Rochester, New York. Their exhibition Home Drone, at the Hampden Gallery at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, was a critically acclaimed exploration of what they considered the…

Weekend Roundup 7/8

To receive our roundup in your inbox, subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Trending Now The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a non-profit digital rights group, released documents showing an eight-fold increase in the use of drones leased out by…

The Forever War is Always Hungry

By Steven Tran-Creque Whenever someone mentions sovereignty, it’s pretty easy to come away with the impression that all that’s at stake is the law: questions of territory, jurisdiction, violations of airspace, and so on. Consider, for example:   Two months…

Weekend Roundup 7/1

If you want to receive our roundup directly to your inbox each week, you can subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Trending Now China’s push to become a major player in the international drone market has had a…

Weekend Roundup 6/24

If you would like to receive our roundup directly to your inbox, please let us know at barddrones [at] gmail News Trending Now Robert Mueller, the outgoing director of the FBI, said in a Senate hearing on Wednesday that the…

At the Barricades in Istanbul

By Dan Gettinger When I heard the shots, I ran with the others to the side of the street. I reached an alcove and turned around in time to see a silver tear-gas cannister fly past the place where my…

A Summer Drone Schedule

In case you were wondering what is happening in the drone world this summer. James Bridle, A Quiet Disposition June 19th to July 7th, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. James Bridle’s drone art has received a lot of attention recently: his provocative…

Weekend Roundup 6/17

News Trending Now The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, has accused his own military of colluding with the United States to secretly allow drone strikes to be carried out in the country: “The policy of protesting against drone strikes…

Weekend Roundup 6/9

If you would like to receive our weekly roundup directly to your inbox, let us know at barddrones [at] gmail. News Trending Now The new Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, called for a halt to American drone strikes. “It…

Drones in Bosnia

By Arthur Holland Michel The first U.S. military drones to be used in complex, joint tactical operations in an active combat theater were a small squadron of Predators, part of the Air Force Air Combat Command’s 11th Reconnaissance, which were…