Mimi Onuoha at UvA

16May2018 15:00 - 16:30


Mimi Onuoha (NYU) will visit UvA as part of the DATACTIVE Speakers’ Series. The talk is sponsored by DATACTIVE, ASCA and the Amsterdam Network for the Study of Online Contention (ANSOC). Title and location TBA.

Mimi Onuoha is a Brooklyn-based artist and researcher investigating the social results of data collection and computational categorization. Her work uses code, writing, performance, and objects to explore missing data and the ways in which people are abstracted, represented, and classified.Onuoha has been in residence at Eyebeam, Studio XX, the Data & Society Research Institute, Columbia University’s Tow Center, and the Royal College of Art. She has exhibited and presented workshops in festivals internationally, and in 2014 she was selected to be in the inaugural class of Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellows. She was recently a visiting faculty member at Bennington College, and currently is teaching at NYU.

Mimi's visit is made possible by the support of the New Institute. She will be in Amsterdam to participate in the FIBER's Coded Matter(s) event series on Thursday evening (see https://www.brakkegrond.nl/agenda/coded-matters-big-bias).


Published by  ASCA