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ARTIST VISITS BOISE TO EXPLORE IDEAS OF WESTERN EXPANSION AND SURVEILLANCE

Frankie Barnhill | Boise State Public Radio

"It’s been 15 years since Hasan Elahi was interrogated by the FBI as a suspected terrorist"

"Elahi says the experience of being monitored by federal agents led him to Garden City in a roundabout way. He’s been the artist in residence at Surel’s Place for the last month, exploring ideas of western expansion through the lens of mapping and surveillance. (Surveillance art has been a thread in his work since 2002.)"

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Photo: Artist Hasan Elahi will share his encounter with FBI agents in 2002 when he was questioned for being a suspected terrorist.  (Photo by Frankie Barnhill/ Boise State Public Radio)

 
Date of Publication: 
9/26/17