Nina Berman is a documentary photographer, author and educator, whose photographs and videos have been exhibited at more than 100 international venues including the Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the...
Homeland examines the militarization of American life post September 11, focusing on the enticing nature of the contemporary American security state; the government’s role as scriptwriter and theatrical producer, and the role of citizens as paid actors. volunteers and consumers in the advancement of the war on terror narrative. The work does not visually differentiate between scenes depicting everyday security measures and specific simulations or drills, leaving the viewer to consider where the game ends and the “real” world begins.
The photographs were made between September 2001 and 2015