Data Visualization

Softimage

With today’s digital technology, the image is no longer a stable representation of the world, but a programmable view of a database that is updated in real time. Softimage by Hoelzl and Marie.... READ MORE...

Samantha Bittman: Material Data

Samantha Bittman presents a new body of work including a series of paintings on handwoven textiles, custom digitally printed wallpaper, and a handmade tile floor sculpture. In Bittman's visual world, the structuring and processing of individual parts generate a mutually dependent relationship between image and object... READ MORE...

Futuros Possiveis / Possible Futures

This bilingual book (English-Portuguese) discusses strategies and methodologies for the preservation of digital collections and scanning processes, including studies on new forms of organization and communication..... READ MORE...

Unoriginal Genius

Most of the works in Unoriginal Genius are web-based artworks. As live pieces of public art that can be accessed for free in an online environment, they may feel uncomfortable in a gallery space... READ MORE...

Datascape. What you see may not be what you get

The past two decades have seen the emergence of a globalized and hyper-connected world, wherein which news and information are delivered in real time wherever and whenever. This constant flow of data reshapes our perception of the world. A few years ago, the term “augmented reality” was coined to describe a realm where a new layer of information alters the perception we may have of reality.... READ MORE...

Climate Art. New ways of seeing data

The IMC Lab + Gallery is pleased to present “Climate Art: New Ways of Seeing Data”, a data visualization show curated by Isabel Draves, founder of LISA (Leaders in Software and Art). This exhibit will be on view October 12 through November 27 as part of Marfa Dialogues/NY, a citywide examination of climate change science, environmental activism and artistic practice taking place throughout New York this October and November.... READ MORE...

The Functional Art of Alberto Cairo. Shaping data to generate opinions

We had the opportunity to interview Alberto Cairo, designer and journalist, and author of ”The functional Art. An introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization", during a series of presentations called "The Exhibitionist" he delivered in Milan at the Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia, at the beginning of May... READ MORE...

Mariko Mori & Thomas Goetz

The Adobe Museum of Digital Media (AMDM) has announced its 2011 fall exhibition schedule. On Nov. 9, 2011, AMDM will launch "Journey to Seven Light Bay", a new exhibition by Mariko Mori, curated by Tom Eccles. On Sept. 13, 2011, AMDM launched "InForm: Turning Data into Meaning", curated by Thomas Goetz, executive editor of Wired Magazine.... READ MORE...

Public 2.0: The Era of information openess

In recent years significant changes in the technological, social and media landscapes have redrawn relationships between cultural producers of all stripes and the people previously called readers, audiences and users. In parallel with this, unprecedented amounts of information have entered the public domain as a result of both top-down policy pressures and 'bottom-up' social activism. This process in turn has given birth to new cultural movements, opportunities for creativity, forms of information visualisation, and modes of content production.... READ MORE...
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