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13/06/2015
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Booking Essential

MoCC: Data Derby Day. Who is tracking who in Finsbury Park?

Workshop

13/06/2015
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Booking Essential

Walkshop, making session and drop-in day
Come for one or both sessions, or just drop in for a chat about MoCC over tea and cake.

11am-1pm – Data Walkshop with data activist Dr Alison Powell (LSE)

Explore and discuss the data surveillance processes at play in Finsbury Park through a process of rapid group ethnography. Arrive from 10.30am at Furtherfield Commons for a short introduction to the project. We will leave at 11am for a 60 minute walk around the area followed by snacks and discussion. Please bring:

BOOK HERE (places limited to 12 on a first come first served basis)

2pm-4.30pm – Making session: LEGO Re-creations & Interactive Posters

Work with Cultural Geographer Dr Ian Cook to turn your commodity stories into activist LEGO re-creations. Inspired by Nathaniel Stern’s hacked scanner, artist Carlos Armendariz will help you translate your data findings into visual events. Produce arresting images for an interactive poster for public display, then track and count its impact.

You are welcome to bring your own smart phones and computers along.

BOOK HERE

FURTHER INFO

This event is part of the research and development for the Museum of Contemporary Commoditiesan art and social project led by artist Paula Crutchlow (Blind Ditch) and cultural geographer Ian Cook (Univeristy of Exeter).

More info: http://www.moccguide.net/

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