My dissertation "Remote Control: Art, Technology, and the Politics of Distance, 1959-1977" investigates artists' experiments with control at a distance through the use of feedback sensors, wireless consoles, automatic processes, and communications satellites. It discusses these projects in the context of changing meanings of "space" during this period, from the techno-optimism of the Kennedy administration and the Space Race and into a shift toward automated labor, intervention in Cold War "satellite" states, and the deregulation of transnational communications networks.