Medialab Prado

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Data Visualization and Art

13.11.2009 18:00h - 19:00h

Place: Medialab Prado · Plaza de las Letras, C/ Alameda, 15 Madrid

Lecture by Aaron Koblin within the context of the Visualizar'09: Public Data, Data in Public workshop-seminar (November 12 through 27, 2009).

Aaron Koblin is an an artist specializing in data visualization. His work takes social and infrastructural data and uses it to examine cultural trends and emergent patterns. In this talk Aaron will discuss some of his artworks and interfaces for exploring rich data sets.

Aaron’s work has been shown at international festivals including Ars Electronica, SIGGRAPH, OFFF, the Japan Media Arts Festival, and TED.

He received the National Science foundation's first place award for science visualization and is part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. Aaron is currently working at Google Creative Lab in San Francisco.

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