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One aspect of A Quiet Disposition features an outdoor installation of the outline or "shadow" of a drone. Pictured here is the artist's execution of "Drone Shadow" in Istanbul.
Photo by James Bridle
One aspect of A Quiet Disposition features an outdoor installation of the outline or "shadow" of a drone. Pictured here is the artist's execution of "Drone Shadow" in Istanbul.

Jun. 19-Jul. 7: A Quiet Disposition
The Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design present A Quiet Disposition, an exhibit of five research-based projects by James Bridle that center on the subject of drone warfare. The artist uses publicly accessible resources to investigate, visualize and call attention to otherwise unseen information about the worldwide military application of unmanned aerial vehicles. The exhibit features prints, computer installations, a model of a “drone identification kit”, and a “drone shadow” painted on an outdoor sculpture pad in front of the museum. The exhibit runs through July 7.

Jun. 20-Aug. 29: 2013 Summer Concert Series
Tomorrow night at 7:30 you can see a free performance by the Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra as part of the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture’s 2013 Summer Concert Series. Starting tomorrow, you can come to Glen Echo Park’s Bumper Car Pavilion every Thursday night through August 29 for a free, family-friendly concert.

Music: “El Dia Que Me Quieras” by Quintango

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