The Data Imaginary : Fears and Fantasies

Presented by ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences

The Data Imaginary: Fears and Fantasies brings together eminent and emerging artists and designers to show how creative applications of data technology are crucial for a vital, inclusive and sustainable future.

The exhibition includes artworks and designs that engage audiences in critical, playful and agentic reflections on data and creative technologies. Through the exhibition, workshops, podcast and publication, the audience will be empowered to respond to climate change patterns and future city design, interact with empathy from remote locations, learn about Indigenous cultural knowledges and reflect on everyday habits that secure data privacy.

Exhibiting artists:  Robert Andrew, Silvio Carta, Countess Report, Andrew Gall, Lola Greeno, Benedikt Groß, Stephan Bogner and Herwig Scherabon, Interaction Research Studio, Jenna Lee, Joana Moll, Anna Madeleine Raupach, Aidan Rowlingson, Rosalind Smith and Mitchell Whitelaw, Judy Watson, Warraba Weatherall, Tali Weinberg.
Panel speakers: Jenna Lee, Anna Raupach, Rosalind Smith, Judy Watson, Mitchell Whitelaw. Facilitated by Beck Davis.
The premise of this exhibition was conceived on the traditional lands of the Ngunnawal, Gadigal, Dharug, Gundungurra, Yuggara and Turrbal peoples. The curators acknowledge the traditional custodians of these lands, pay respect to their Elders, past and present, and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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Room: ANU School of Art & Design Gallery, Cnr Ellery Cres and, Liversidge St, Acton