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Friday, June 10 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Civic Art Lightning Talks

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Civic Art Lighnting Talks and Moderated Q&A by:
  • A People's Atlas of the Cold War: A Transmedia Public Art Project- Sarah Kanouse
  • CampusNeighbor x Soundlogics Case Study- Gabriel Mugar
  • The City Journalist Project Case Study (The Urbano Project)- Stella McGreggor and Lina Maria Giraldo
  • Creative Communities: A South Korea Case Study- Wonyoung So
  • Public Space Invitational (Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics)- Michael Evans
  • Citizen Science and Art: A Thermal Fishing Bob Project- Lourdes Vera
 

Moderators
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Sarah Kanouse

Associate Professor - Media Arts, Interdisciplinary Arts, Northeastern University
Sarah Kanouse is an interdisciplinary artist and writer examining the politics of landscape and public space. Her research-based creative projects trace the production of landscape through ecological, historical, military, and legal forces. Her work has appeared at Documenta 13, Cooper Union, The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, The Smart Museum, The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, and CUNY Graduate Center, among others. Kanouse has... Read More →

Speakers
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Michael Evans

Program Director, Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics
space.newurbanmechanics.org
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Lina Giraldo

Interactive Digital Artist and Media Consultant, City Journalists - Urbano Project
| https://vimeo.com/linamariagiraldo | http://cityjournalists.org | | Lina Maria Giraldo is a Colombia-born, Boston-based media artist. | She creates screen based, computer generated work using video, photography and data. It incorporates contemporary languages such as video games, repetition, advertising and massiveness. In some of her interactive work the audience has control of the story and the decisions they make. Most of her work... Read More →
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Stella McGregor

Founder and Artistic Director, Urbano Project
www.urbanoproject.org
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Gabriel Mugar

PhD Candidate and Researcher, Syracuse University
I am a researcher and activist exploring the intersection of technology, media, and community building. My work spans investigations of community building strategies in online citizen science and peer production projects to building opportunities for youth to create alternative media outlets that contend with the negative stereotyping of their communities in mainstream media. | I am a PhD candidate in Information Science at Syracuse University... Read More →
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Wonyoung So

Data Visualization Specialist, MIT Senseable City Lab
Wonyoung So is a data-visualization designer specializing in combining computational analysis and narratives into network visualization and mapping the invisible. In 2011, while studying visual communication design at Kookmin University, he co-founded Tumblbug, the largest crowdfunding platform in South Korea. He is currently a data visualization specialist at the MIT Senseable City Lab.
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Lourdes Vera

PhD Student and Researcher, Northeastern University, Public Lab
As a former teacher, Lourdes is interested in how D.I.Y. tools and data visualization can facilitate deeper understandings of scientific phenomena for individuals from all skill levels and backgrounds. She focuses on using civic science to address environmental health and justice concerns with communities affected by oil and gas development. Currently, she is a research assistant to Prof. Sara Wylie developing a photopaper tool to measure low... Read More →



Friday June 10, 2016 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Thomas Paul Room

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