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Open Call for Data/Media Art Proposals, Building City Dashboards, Maynooth University

We are pleased to announce an open artist call to work with the Building City Dashboards research team located in the MU Social Sciences Institute and the National Centre for Geocomputation.   We invite artists to create a digital artwork using open data from the Dublin and or Cork dashboards (http://www.dublindashboard.ie/and http://www.corkdashboard.ie). The goal is to explore and expand multimodal creative expression in the digital space using open urban data and to extend the work

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.