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Data Through Design (DxD): Ground Truth IRL
Mar 13 at 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until March 13 2022
Data Through Design is pleased to announce the opening of Ground Truth IRL, a public exhibition of 12 data-driven, interdisciplinary art projects open March 5th through March 13. We invite you to visit the gallery any day between Saturday, March 5 at 9 Hall Street in Brooklyn between 12 PM and 7 PM.
Data Through Design is a yearly data art exhibition featuring works that creatively analyze, interpret and interrogate data made available on NYC Open Data. The theme for this year is Ground Truth: the insight we receive from being ”on the ground,” collecting or confirming data through direct observation, as opposed to abstract estimates, samples, or reports derived from remote locations. As our large-scale social and environmental upheaval continues, we invite artists to step out into their world to examine the relationship between lived experience and the overlay of data and mediated information used to interpret such experience. These works investigate data’s relationship to physical place and personal experience.
This year we bring together 6 projects from the 2021 virtual Ground Truth exhibition and 6 new projects for an in-person exhibition in Brooklyn.
Exhibiting artists and projects:
- Alec Barrett, Every Row is a Garden
- Julia Bloom, Sukanya Aneja, and Michael Hsu, Compositions: NYC
Renée Crowley, Wasted Potential
- Jennifer Dalton, Feel My City Breaking & Everybody Shaking
- Jason Forrest and Jen Ray, New York Alive!
- Jeff Fossett, Jesse Bryant, and Evan Finkle, Blue Lines + Future Coral
- Sally Kong, Owen Trueblood Parks x Needle
- Daphne Lundi and Gloria Lau, 99 Cents & Up & Up
- Works on Water, (Clarinda Mac Low, Emily Blumenfeld, Carolyn Hall, sTo Len, Eve Mosher, Nancy Nowacek, and Sarah Cameron Sunde), Finding Your (Softer) Edge
- Mansi Shah, Lucy Hatem, and Torstein Johansen, Counterpoints
- Nancy Smith, Our Neighbors: Urban Animals of New York
- Cindy Stockton-Moore, Rachel Blake, John Stockton, Hoang Pham, and Rachel Wetzel, Shadow Tag
Data Through Design is part of NYC Open Data Week and is sponsored and supported by the Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics. You may see the complete listing of Open Data Week events, including the NYC School of Data community conference, at open-data.nyc. Data Through Design is funded, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by the Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC).
9 Hall Street, Brooklyn, NY
Entrance on Flushing Avenue
Gallery hours + Events:
- Gallery will be open to public: Sat, March 5 – Sun, March 13, noon – 7 pm
- Musical performances by Counterpoint in the gallery: Sat, March 5, 3-6 pm and 3-7 4- 7:30 pm, every half hour
- Ground Truth performances + activities: Sat, March 12, 2 – 5 pm
- Artist Panel Discussion, moderated by Jen Ray and Jason Forrest: Sat, March 12, 5 – 6:30 pm
* Please provide proof of vaccination to enter the gallery space and plan to wear a mask inside when not eating or drinking. Visiting the exhibition during public hours does not require a RSVP.