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. We’ll be adding to this list over time.

James Bridle

Artist, writer and technologist whose ‘Drone Shadows’ and ‘Dronstegram’ projects have brought the military drone into the public view. Blogs at booktwo.

Teju Cole

Writer, published ‘Seven Short Stories About Drones’ via Twitter. @tejucole

Raffaello D’Andrea

The Professor of Dynamic Systems and Control at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). Within the ETH he created the flying machine arena (FMA). Founded Verity Studios, a commercial company that combines technological innovation, scientific principles, advanced mathematics, algorithms, and the art of design.

Flying Machine Arena at ETH Zurich

A portable space devoted to autonomous flight that consists of flying machines, a high-precision motion capture system, a wireless communication network, and custom software executing sophisticated algorithms for estimation and control. Primarily research-led and on the website its clear that one team are behind FMA and ETH; they design the algorithms behind some of the most sophisticated drone feats today: http://flyingmachinearena.org

Trevor Paglen

Photographer, writer and investigator working around themes of surveillance and secrecy. New work at http://www.paglen.com

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