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Building the Activist Bloomberg to Demystify High Finance

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Building the Activist Bloomberg to Demystify High Finance

Time: November 21, 2015 at 11am to November 22, 2015 at 5pm
Location: Furtherfield Commons
Street: Finsbury Park
City/Town: London
Website or Map: http://www.furtherfield.org/p…
Phone: 0208 8022827
Event Tag: collaboration, consultation, finance, art, big, data, social, workshop, free, sharing
Posted By: Furtherfield Gallery
Latest Activity: Sep 27, 2015

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Event Description

LAB #3 in the Art Data Money series

A weekend workshop, led by Brett Scott and The London School of Financial Arts, exploring different approaches to unveiling the financial sector - from open data mapping and photography to computer games and digital art installation pieces.

ADMISSION FEE: £10 for one day or £15 for the weekend
BOOK HERE (places are limited - bookings on a first come first served basis)

VISITING INFORMATION

The financial sector is notoriously opaque and alienating to many people. It is cloaked in different forms of invisibility – either through secrecy and concealment, or through complexity, jargon and obscurity – and we often struggle to conceptualise how it works and how money moves.

Making the invisible world of global finance visible is a highly important task and there are a range of exciting projects attempting to do just that. In this two day workshop, we will explore different approaches to unveiling the financial sector, from open data mapping and photography to computer games and digital art installation pieces. We will look at new attempts at visualisation and sonification, and consider how money might be accurately represented in an era of digital payment via offshore tax havens.

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