BCD Data Art Exhibition 7-14 June 2018

BUILDING CITY DASHBOARDS DATA ART EXHIBITION  Launched by Professor Linda Connolly on Thursday 7th June at 1:30pm. MAYNOOTH UNIVERSITY LIBRARY rsvp jeneen.naji@mu.ie by 31 May 2018 Digital artworks using open data from the Dublin and Cork dashboards www.dublindashboard.ie and www.corkdashboard.ie created by media artists Cordula Hansen, Conor McGarrigle, and Jeffrey Weeter will be exhibited along with outputs from the Building City Dashboards project. The goal of this initiative is to increase the public impact of

Artist Collaborations

The SFI funded project, Building City Dashboards, is pleased to announce collaborations with media artists Conor McGarrigle, Cordula Hansen, and Jeffrey Weeter to create digital artworks using open data from the Dublin and Cork dashboards (http://www.dublindashboard.ie/ and http://www.corkdashboard.ie). The goal of this initiative is to explore and expand multimodal creative expression in the digital space using open urban data and to extend the work of the dashboards' visualizations as well as the public impact of

Confessions of a Media Arts Scholar in an Urban Data Landscape

Dr. Jeneen Naji Department of Media Studies, Maynooth University   Collaborations are at the core of humanities-led research, and as such as a digital poet practitioner/researcher I threw myself willingly into a collaboration with Geographers to apply for and work on Building City Dashboards a Science Foundation Ireland €1.8 million funded research project. The increasing urbanisation and digitisation of the human experience has resulted in a) lots of cities b) lots of data about cities.