Drone artist community

This section is a work in progress, meant to list some of the most significant artists and creatives working with drones with links on where to find them.

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Drones in science fiction

To contextualise the drone fictions being created today, we need to look to the past and present of science fiction.

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Promotional films: drone manufacturers’ fictions

As part of our research, Project Daedalus analysed 37 promotional films from some of the leading drone manufacturers, to find […]

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The artist as participant in the future of the drone

Despite the rapid diversification of commercial use, a large percentage of drone use applications are for the purposes of photography and film.

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Drones & the fabric of everyday life

While works such as those by Bridle and Fast have helped bring concerns about drone warfare into the public eye, an entirely different species of drone has evolved around commercial applications and hobby.

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Making drones visible

Drones are often associated with military innovation and systems of control, and consequently with secrecy and invisibility. That association is itself worth interrogating, as unmanned flight extends far beyond military uses.

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