Exits to the Posthuman Future: Dreaming with Drones

  • Arthur Kroker
  • Marilouise Kroker


This essay, divided into two parts, deals with the subjective and objective connotations of drones as technological agents of global surveillance and war. The first part deals with a number of scenarios which explore the kind of dystopian subjectivity invested in drones and its implications for the future. The second part looks at some examples of contemporary art meant to awaken critical awareness and affective conscience pertaining to the uses of drone technologies.


Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Artistic Imagination Imperial Power Concept Demonstrator Turkey Vulture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture (PACTAC), University of VictoriaVictoriaCanada

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