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    Interplanetary Death Star  , 2008  aluminum foil, hair thread, and photographs 12 x 19 x 7 feet © Brent Wahl    “Outside, facing the city, the arena displays a lifeless wall: inside is a wall of people. The spectators turn their backs to the city. They have been lifted out of its structure of walls and streets and, for the duration of their time in the arena, they do not care about anything that happens there; they have left behind all of their associations, rules, and habits”. - Elias Canetti in ‘Crowds and Power’

Interplanetary Death Star, 2008
aluminum foil, hair thread, and photographs
12 x 19 x 7 feet
© Brent Wahl


“Outside, facing the city, the arena displays a lifeless wall: inside is a wall of people. The spectators turn their backs to the city. They have been lifted out of its structure of walls and streets and, for the duration of their time in the arena, they do not care about anything that happens there; they have left behind all of their associations, rules, and habits”. - Elias Canetti in ‘Crowds and Power’

  Selection of images from the   Interplanetary Death Star  , 2008  photographs mounted on diasec 550 images / each image is 2 x 2 inches overall installation is 12 x 19 x 7 feet © Brent Wahl

Selection of images from the Interplanetary Death Star, 2008
photographs mounted on diasec
550 images / each image is 2 x 2 inches
overall installation is 12 x 19 x 7 feet
© Brent Wahl

  Detail from the   Interplanetary Death Star  , 2008  aluminum foil, hair thread, and photographs 12 x 19 x 7 feet © Brent Wahl

Detail from the Interplanetary Death Star, 2008
aluminum foil, hair thread, and photographs
12 x 19 x 7 feet
© Brent Wahl

  Detail from the   Interplanetary Death Star  , 2008  aluminum foil, hair thread, and photographs 12 x 19 x 7 feet © Brent Wahl

Detail from the Interplanetary Death Star, 2008
aluminum foil, hair thread, and photographs
12 x 19 x 7 feet
© Brent Wahl

Interplanetary Death Star, 2008
aluminum foil, hair thread, and photographs
12 x 19 x 7 feet
© Brent Wahl


“Outside, facing the city, the arena displays a lifeless wall: inside is a wall of people. The spectators turn their backs to the city. They have been lifted out of its structure of walls and streets and, for the duration of their time in the arena, they do not care about anything that happens there; they have left behind all of their associations, rules, and habits”. - Elias Canetti in ‘Crowds and Power’

Selection of images from the Interplanetary Death Star, 2008
photographs mounted on diasec
550 images / each image is 2 x 2 inches
overall installation is 12 x 19 x 7 feet
© Brent Wahl

Detail from the Interplanetary Death Star, 2008
aluminum foil, hair thread, and photographs
12 x 19 x 7 feet
© Brent Wahl

Detail from the Interplanetary Death Star, 2008
aluminum foil, hair thread, and photographs
12 x 19 x 7 feet
© Brent Wahl

    Interplanetary Death Star  , 2008  aluminum foil, hair thread, and photographs 12 x 19 x 7 feet © Brent Wahl    “Outside, facing the city, the arena displays a lifeless wall: inside is a wall of people. The spectators turn their backs to the city. They have been lifted out of its structure of walls and streets and, for the duration of their time in the arena, they do not care about anything that happens there; they have left behind all of their associations, rules, and habits”. - Elias Canetti in ‘Crowds and Power’
  Selection of images from the   Interplanetary Death Star  , 2008  photographs mounted on diasec 550 images / each image is 2 x 2 inches overall installation is 12 x 19 x 7 feet © Brent Wahl
  Detail from the   Interplanetary Death Star  , 2008  aluminum foil, hair thread, and photographs 12 x 19 x 7 feet © Brent Wahl
  Detail from the   Interplanetary Death Star  , 2008  aluminum foil, hair thread, and photographs 12 x 19 x 7 feet © Brent Wahl