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sub rosa

‘under the rose’; confidential.
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If there's truth to this, how could the carinderia's customers not detect the difference, enabling the scam artists to get away with their sub-rosa ruse?
Yet in its slick cinematic spookiness--and its vaguely cloak-and-dagger rollout and subsequent scrubbing from most of the websites that had featured it in the weeks before the opening, including Metro Pictures's own--the trailer also points toward one of the more ticklish issues that has always attended Paglen's project: the slippery slope between a controlled deployment of certain sub-rosa tropes for artistic effect and an overreliance on a theatricalization of the "covert" that the project as a whole would seem to critique.
The following are some guidelines on when to utilize telephone, on-site and sub-rosa investigation methods:
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