October 8, 2013 7pm Women in Data Speaking on Data as an Art Material with case studies on how data is being used by artists in their work.
October 10, 2013 4:30-8pm Data Visualisation Workshop for the Technology Strategy Board and The Creative Industries KTN
October 29, 2013 The Open Data Institute Annual Summit at the Museum of London. Session: Data as Culture
With Sir Nigel Shadbolt, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Gavin Starks, Jeni Tennison, Michael Flowers, Francine Bennett, Tom Heath, Honor Harger, Tony Ageh and many more.
November 11-13, 2013 Strata EU Conference, London Session: Data as an Art Material. Case Study: The Open Data Institute
Artists use data as an art material in many ways: materialising them physically, sonifying them to amplify natural phenomena, coalescing them to create new realities. They question how objective the treatment of data is, and how much truth do we expect from an artwork with statistical roots? And we are asked to consider whether it matters. If we accept that there is dogma in the artists code, do we accept that it plays a part in other code too?
At the Open Data Institute (ODI) we see the creative use of data as an intrinsic and essential part of our cultural landscape. As part of it’s ongoing operations, the ODI has an Art Programme committed to facilitating artists in the exhibition and creation of works which translate data into something that is meaningful to people’s lives.
- Julie Freeman, Art Associate at The ODI
November 27, 2013 7-10pm Drawing by Numbers in the Media Space at Science Museum Lates FREE!
What does the drawn line look like to a computer? Take part in a life drawing class in Universal Everything & You and find out how to turn your drawing into code with artist Julie Freeman, who will also introduce her art practice working with algorithms and software.
been & gone…
August 17-21, 2013 TED Fellows Retreat – Vancouver
June 25, 2013 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering - post-award ceremony celebration at Tate Modern. My works from the PROTOTYPE series will be on display: Lepidopteral, Bird + the Moon
Engineers Robert Kahn, Vinton Cerf, Louis Pouzin, Tim Berners-Lee and Marc Andreessen were announced as the winners of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering at the Royal Academy of Engineering. The Prize is a £1million global engineering prize designed to reward and celebrate the individuals responsible for a ground-breaking innovation in engineering that has been of global benefit to humanity. Her Majesty the Queen will present the specially designed trophy at the award ceremony held at Buckingham Palace on 25 June 2013. http://engineeringparty.qeprize.org/
April 27 – May 2, 2013 CHI2013, Paris. “The ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is the premier international conference on human-computer interaction. CHI 2013 is about changing perspectives: we draw from the constantly changing perspectives of the diverse CHI community and beyond, but we also change perspectives, offering new visions of people interacting with technology.” Participant in Crafting Interactive Systems: Learning from Digital Art Practice.
March 21 – 24, 2013 FutureEverything, Manchester. “The FutureEverything conference is a meeting ground for the digital and creative communities. It is focused on the trends and innovations in the digital sphere. In 2013 there are three main themes - Creative Code, Future Cities and The Data Society. Exploring the interface between technology, society and culture, it is the crucible that allows artists, technologists and future thinkers to share, innovate and interact. Speaking on the Facilitating Artistic Practice panel about a career as a digital artist, and the cycle of facilitating myself and facilitating others.
February 25 – March 1, 2013 TED2013, Longbeach, California. The Young, The Wise, The Undiscovered. Attending as a Senior TED Fellow, speaking at TED University on the Data as Culture collection of data-driven art.
January 11, 2013, 13:00–13:45 Friday Lunchtime Lectures at the Open Data Institute: Data as Culture. Curators of the ODI Data as Culture art commission, TED Senior Fellow, Julie Freeman will provide a background of the data-driven art movement, why this commission is so timely, and take you on a tour of the art works installed at the ODI offices.
November 29 2012 Private view of Data as Culture at the Open Data Institute
November 22 2012, 19:00 speaking on data-driven art at Cameron McKenna
September 19 – 24, 2012 speaking at ISEA2012 Albuquerque on data-driven environmental art, with ANAT. Info: “The Eighteenth International Symposium on Electronic Art, ISEA2012 Albuquerque: Machine Wilderness is a symposium and series of events exploring the discourse of global proportions on the subject of art, technology and nature.”
October 1 – 2, 2012 speaking at O’Reilly Strata Conference, London, on data-driven art. Info: “Unprecedented computing power and connectivity are bringing new layers of experience to our lives: a change that brings both opportunity and the challenge of new technologies and skills. The future belongs to those who understand how to collect and use their data successfully.”