All posts tagged: data

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Deep Lab, Deep Dive – Book Sprint at the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry

This past December a dozen artists, activists, and researchers converged at the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry for a book sprint. Led by Addie Wagenknecht, the all-women cadre convened under the collective moniker Deep Lab, and set out to examine how the themes of privacy, security, surveillance, anonymity, and large-scale data aggregation are problematized in the arts, culture and society.

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Superposition—5.84 Quintillion Facets of the Digital Sublime

This past Saturday Ryoji Ikeda presented the North American premiere of superposition to a crowd of several hundred at the Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal (MAC). As would be expected, the sixty-five minute multiscreen performance played out as kind of a data aesthetics megamix that flashed through a series of precisely choreographed abstract visual vignettes that grappled with the digital sublime and pondered the agnosticism of network culture.

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You are not your browser history.

Created as a collaboration between The OCR and Pulitzer Prize winning researcher Ashkan Soltani, Floodwatch is a tool designed to empower individuals to see how advertisers are profiling them, and to share data with privacy researchers in an effort to combat discriminatory practice. Many of the ads in my Floodwatch history are artifacts from these algorithmic leaps of […]