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Artistic interventions

Art can help you to navigate a particular problem, reflect, analyze and find inspiration. This category presents some artistic examples, exhibits and creative works that show how technology could be used to promote change.

A Beginner’s Guide To Local Government

With our "Beginner's Guide To Local Government" coloring book, workshops, happy hours, and lecture series, we make it as easy as possible for you to get involved.

Anti-Eviction Mapping Project

The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project is a data-visualization, data analysis, and storytelling collective documenting dispossession and resistance upon gentrifying landscapes.

Art of Data Exhibit

The Art of Data exhibit represented a unique visual perspective on the data that drives decisions and improvements in Kansas City.

Beautiful Trouble

Beautiful Trouble exists to make nonviolent revolution irresistible by providing an ever-growing suite of strategic tools and trainings that inspire movements for a more just, healthy, and equitable world.

Conversations with Bina

A quest for friendship with a humanoid robot turned into a rabbit-hole of questions and an examination of the codification of social, cultural and future histories at the intersection of technology, race, gender and social equity.

Data Murals

After finding a strong lack of artistic examples of data presentation, we decided to make some Data Murals of our own!  

Data Zetu Intiaitive

Data Zetu (“Our Data” in Swahili) aims to empower communities to make better, more evidence-based decisions to improve their lives.

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Doxbox Trustbot

The portable unit interviews users about the apps, services and digital providers they interact with, reveals what these providers know about their users, then tells the user stories about what the effects of this may be and provides recommendations regarding their level of trustworthiness, relating to the individual themselves and to other people who may be more or less impacted by the same use or misuse of the data that accumulates around their digital life.

Funk Parade

80,000 PEOPLE. U STREET. SATURDAY, MAY 12   Funk Parade is a one-of-a-kind day fair, parade and music festival, celebrating Washington DC's vibrant music and arts, the U Street neighborhood, and the Spirit of Funk that brings us all together.

Pollution Explorers

Wearable technology to map subjective perception of air quality. Pollution Explorers is a participatory project exploring air quality issues through people’s subjective perception and wearable technology.

The Glass Room

a three week pop up program inducing over 30 commissioned artworks, and a jam packed program of guest speakers.

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This Place Will Be Water

Help make climate change visible in public spaces with design, data and stickers.

Transfer Gallery

The gallery was founded in Brooklyn in 2013 to support artists making computer-based artworks, by installing solo exhibitions of experimental media art.

Understanding Automated Decisions

In our exhibit you’ll be invited to investigate how to make data-based, automated decision-making systems more understandable.