Call for Papers - please forward.
ART OF PERVASIVE DATA: DEADLINE EXTENDED
You are invited to submit articles and artworks for a new issue of the
Leonardo Electronic Almanac edited by FutureEverything. This is a
dedicated edition of the leading online journal exploring the
FutureEverything 2010 themes of the city and open data.
Deadline extended: Abstracts due 10 September 2010
ART OF PERVASIVE DATA
This issue of LEA will seek cross disciplinary thinking on art in the age
of pervasive data.
LEA is soliciting texts and artworks by artists, researchers, and scholars
involved in the exploration of themes including:
The networked city
Hyperlocal data and the interpretation of proximity
Community use and generation of data
Novel means of navigating the data terrain.
Cities today are vast repositories of information, endlessly collecting
and archiving data. The growth and proliferation of databases and
libraries that we access and update in the course of our every day lives,
and new techniques of accessing, visualising and using that data, leads to
new forms of representation and social interaction. The vast scale of
these databases brings us to a tipping point, entering an era that is
increasingly data-driven. This poses new challenges, such as the demands
of making sense of a million different data sources, issues of provenance,
interoperability, trust and accountability.
The potential for more innovative and novel interpretations of this
landscape by creative invention, social innovation and scientific
intervention is there to be explored.
The FutureEverything editorial group consists of Karen Gaskill, Drew
Hemment, Michelle Hirschhorn, Michelle Kasprzak, Julian Tait and Kate
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