Medialab Prado


Visualizar'11: Understanding Infrastructures · Seminar Programme

14.06.2011, 15.06.2011

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

Presentations and seminar program on June 14 and 15, 2011 during the workshop-seminar Visualizar'11: Understanding Infrastructures, an event on the production of projects that will investigate, analyze and represent through data the running of infrastructures and global systems. The seminar will take place on June 13 and 14.  Free admission. Limited seating. [live streaming]

Workshop: June 14 -  July 1, 2011. Seminar: June 14, 15 and 27 2011

> Call for collaborators (until June 12)

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> Selected projects and papers for Visualizar'11: Understanding Infrastructures


With simultaneous translation English / Spanish*

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Tuesday, June 14


10:00 am - 10:30 am: Opening and presentation of the event

10:30 am - 2:00 pm: Presentation of the workshop and the 10 projects selected through an international open call that will be collaboratively developed during the workshop

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm: Collaborators' presentation



5:00 pm: Lecture by Amber Frid-Jimenez: Data Is Political [+info]

6:00 pm: Lecture by Rob Holmes: An Atlas of iPhone Landscapes [+info]

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm: Break

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm: Lecture by Dietmar Offenhuber (SENSEable City Lab /MIT): The Internet of Obsolete Objects [+info]


Wednesday, June 15


10am to 10:30am: Paper presentation by Daniel Rojas: Cartography, Discovery, Use, and Representation [+info]

10:30am to 11:00am: Paper presentation by José Luis Muñoz Muñoz: Some Looks of the Art Over the Space of the Urban Infrastructures of the Contemporary City [+info]

11:00am to 11:30am: Paper presentation by Anil Bawa-Cavia: Flowprints: Visualising Urban Network Dynamics [+info]

11:30am to 12:00pm: Break

12:00pm to 12:30pm: Paper presentation by Inês Salpico: Visualizing Financial Networks: New Understanding of the Financial System and Implications for Policy Makers [+info]

12:30pm to 1pm: Paper presentation by Evangelos Kapros: Poverty & Immigration: Visualising Simulations [+info]



5:00 pm: Lecture by Tom Raftery: Energy 2.0 [+info]

6:00 pm: Lecture by Drew Hemment: Innovation in Infrastructure: DataGM [+info]

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm: Break

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm: Lecture by Usman Haque: The Craft of Data (Pachube) [+info]


Monday, June 27

6:00 pm: Lecture by Andrew Vande Moere (Information Aesthetics): Form Follows Data: the Aesthetics of Visualization. At EOI Business School (Escuela de Organización Industrial - EOI) [+info]


Other Activities:

Friday, June 17

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Workshop: Impure. Impure is an innovative tool for data visualization, a visual programming language aimed to gather, process and visualize information. Workshop held by Bestiario.


Tuesday, June 21

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: #Redada 8: Transparency and Access to Information [+info]


Wednesday, June 22

4:30 pm - 8:00 pm: Workshop: Introduction to Data Visualization and Analysis with R. Workshop held by Felipe Ortega


Friday, 24 junio

6 pm: Presentations of workshop's collaborators [+info]


Thursday, June 30

7 pm: Final presentation of developed projects


July 1 - 30

Showcase of developed projects



*Translation by AICE Asociación de Intérpretes de Conferencia España


With the collaboration of the EOI Business School

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