Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Visualizing the Unseeable

The MacArthur Foundation recently announced its list of 2017 fellows—24 people from all walks of life who will receive $625,000 “genius” grants, as they’re often called. CityLab is running a series of short conversations with several of the winners.

Trevor Paglen received his MacArthur Fellow grant for a wide-ranging art practice: Loosely speaking, he’s a photographer, but his interest in global information security drives him to push the boundaries of media. As an artist and geographer, he has …