Gateway to the World : Data Visualisation Poetics-Bremen

Mencia, Maria [Artist] and Auberson, Pascal [Programmer] (2016) Gateway to the World : Data Visualisation Poetics-Bremen. Shapeshifting Texts : Rhizomatic Surfaces. .

Abstract

GttW is an exploration of data visualisation poetics by using open data from the maritime database (…). As the vessels move they act as writing tools to reveal a string of text creating calligramatic forms of information pulled from Wikipedia entries about the name of the vessels. The information gathered from these entries generates a remix of text going from presenting factual information about vessels (containers, cargo ships, tankers, high speed crafts) to describing their names connecting them to characters in literary works, plays and mythological stories. The present version was created for the Exhibition Shapeshifting Texts, which took place in Bremen.

Item Type: Exhibition
Event Title: Shapeshifting Texts : Rhizomatic Surfaces
Locations and Dates of Event:
LocationFrom DateTo Date
Universitat Bremen, Bremen, Germany3 November 20165 November 2016
Additional Information: Part of the International Conference on Digital Media and Textuality
Research Area: Art and design
Communication, cultural and media studies
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (until 2017)
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (until 2017) > School of Performance and Screen Studies
Depositing User: Maria Mencia
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2016 10:07
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2017 15:00
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/36551

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