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Teaching Resources for "Data Bodies: Procedural Aesthetics and the Computational Imagination"

May 25, 2022
Teaching Resources for "Data Bodies: Procedural Aesthetics and the Computational Imagination"

Data Bodies Teaching Resources

*These resources were prepared For Teaching Resources for Data Bodies: Procedural Aesthetics and the Computational Imagination at Hunter College Integrated Media Arts Program (IMA), New York, NY, Spring 2022



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Selected Readings & Media

A Concise Taxonomy for Describing Data as an Art Material,by Julie Freeman, ISAST, 2016 (read)
Biodesigned: “Code” Issue, 2022 (read)
Data & Society Podcast, Laura Forlano & Ranjit Singh: Becoming Data(listen)
Lectures on “Living in Data”, by Jer Thorp (watch)
The Question Concerning Technology, by Martin Heidegger (read)
When an AI Writes Wikipedia, by Kirsten Menger-Anderson, 2022 (read or listen)
Race After Technology, by Ruha Benjamin (read)
Living in Data, by Jer Thorp, 11pp (read)
Data Feminism, By Catherine D’Ignazio and Lauren F. Klein (alternativelyavailable as PDF) (read)
Visualizing the Virus, From Recording Black Death to Celebrating Living Data,by Faithe J. Day, +Many other “Data” articles to choose from on this website(read)
A Sea of Data: Apophenia and Pattern (Mis-)Recognition, by Hito Steyerl (read)
A Thing Like You and Me, by Hito Steyerl (read)
Applied Brilliance, by Kevin Slavin, 2013 (watch)
What happens when our computers get smarter than we are?, by Nick Bostrom (watch)
Situated Knowledges, by Donna Haraway (read)
Natural Born Cyborgs, by Andy Clark (read)
Cybernetics: Or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine,Norbert Wiener, 1948 (read)
Envisioning Information Micro Macro Readings, by Edward Tufte, p37-53 (read)
Information Visualization: Perception For Design, Chapter 1: Foundations for anApplied Science of Data Visualization (Third Edition), Colin Ware, pp 1-30(read)
A Brief History of Data Storage PART 1. 5:35 (watch)
A Brief History of Data Storage PART 2. 4:26 (watch)
A Material History of Bits, by Jean-Francois Blanchette, 15pp (read)
Archaeological Dialogues-Materials against materiality, by Tim Ingold, 15pp(read)
Quantified Self Movement as an Alternative Big Data Practice, by Nafus-Sherman (read)
Internet Archive, Brewster Kahle, 13:04 (watch)
The emergent genius of ant colonies, by Deborah Gordon (watch)
Print Is Flat Code Is Deep, by N Katherine Hayles (read)