An Introduction

Investigating Representations of Battlespace

By Hillary Mushkin | August 3, 2014

Incendiary Traces reflects on the project to date -- its origins, its varied forms, and its developing focus through these investigations.


Reflections on Drawing the National Security Landscape

By Hillary Mushkin | August 5, 2013

Incendiary Traces reflects on the project to date -- its origins, its varied forms, and its developing focus through these investigations.


Drawing, the Rules of Perspective and National Security

By Hillary Mushkin | May 21, 2012

Last December, Hillary Mushkin and a small group of artists and writers sat outside of the Los Angeles Air Force Base sketching and reading poetry. When their quiet session caused alarm, their conversation turned to the legality of looking.


What is Incendiary Traces?

By Hillary Mushkin | May 1, 2012

Conceived by artist Hillary Mushkin, Incendiary Traces is a conceptually driven, community-generated art project that explores the political act of representing the Southern California landscape by creating a series of drawing events in different militarized locations across the region.