Zach Krall

Prism/Prism

4
Warfighting, Business, and Defense Intelligence, 2013
3
Net Enabled Agile Force, 2013
2
John G. Grimes, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Informational Integrations / DoD Chief Information Officer, 2013
1
Cross-Agency Initiative Summary, 2013

Promotional Images of Katy Perry used for her 2013 album Prism embedded with data taken from NSA documents related to the PRISM surveillance program. The work exists between the time when information regarding the surveillance program was leaked and when Katy Perry’s album title was announced. Search analytics reveal that the Prism album saturated search results for the term “Prism,” obscuring the government conspiracy.

Year
2013
Medium
Manipulated JPG files
Dimensions
Variable