My dad was a helicopter pilot in the National Guard and talked about the precariousness of flying with night vision goggles--during what is called Nap of the Earth flying (NOE), a military tactic that involves flying as close to the tree line as possible, which is difficult and risky. During these flights he was awe-struck by the overwhelming number of stars that were made visible with night vision amplification. These pieces are made from ink-jet printed night vision photos from soldier's blogs in Afghanistan and Iraq. I can see in these night vision photographs taken by Americans on the field of battle something of what my father saw in the landscape during his military maneuvers; visuals both coldly strategic and strangely sublime.

Night Vision
Selena Kimball Night Vision Sculptural photo-collage: aluminum tacks, inkjet prints on glossy paper, foam, wood

Selena Kimball Night Vision

Selena Kimball Night Vision

Selena Kimball Night Vision collaged inkjet prints on glossy paper

Selena Kimball Night Vision collaged inkjet prints on glossy paper

Selena Kimball Night Vision collaged inkjet prints on glossy paper

Selena Kimball Night Vision collaged inkjet prints on glossy paper

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