Most recent
04/29/22Boston Design Week - Design for Assembly: Public Spaces and Community Engagement. Panel discussion with Ezio Manzini, Beth Noveck, Dietmar Offenhuber
01/01/22“Autographics” Vis lab Invited Talk, Khoury School of Computer Science, Northeastern University.
Keynote Addresses (since 2013)
9/25/20Keynote lecture, "data autographies - design and evidence after the digital revolution", Smart Environments, University of Virginia
11/16/18"Sensory Accountability", Matters of Communication, Annual Meeting of the German Society for Design Theory, Karlsruhe
5/24/18"Data Bricolage - McGyvering Data Infrastructures", Keynote Lecture, Make ... cooperative futures" symposium, Linz Austria
9/18/17"Values and Ideologies of Urban Technologies", Conference on Working Class Districts, Vienna
2/9/17“Decoding the City,” Crossovers Conference, Rotterdam
4/21/16"A case for accoutability-oriented design" Design and the City Conference. Amsterdam, NL
9/3/15Connecting Cities, Ars Electronica 2015
5/24/13"Legibility from Below - Tools of Accountability" Hybrid City 2013, Athens
Invited Lectures (selection, since 2013)
01/31/22“Data Autographies” - Dis/Entangling Perspectives in Material Research, Humboldt Universität Berlin
10/27/20"Data Autographies - material readings of urban data infrastructures" Princeton Metropolis Initiative, Princeton University
5/1/19" – Does Matter Communicate?" Art New England, Cyberarts Gallery Boston
2/12/19“Autographic Visualization – Traces, Symptoms, Evidence” BostonCHI, Google, Cambridge.
12/4/18"Sensory accountability – data beyond the symbolic sandbox" Columbia GSAPP, NY
5/24/17"Commoning the Smart City", City of Eindhoven, NL
11/3/16Transmedia Matters? Researching (Electronic) Waste, Haus der Elektronischen Künste, Basel
10/27/16Digital Technology for Heritage Preservation, Panel Discussion, Columbia University
9/25/16Tuning Infrastructure, Murmuration Festival, St. Luis
7/1/16Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow
3/25/16"Improvising infrastructure", Cairo Makerfaire, American University, Cairo
12/8/15"Sticky Data, Superstitious Patterns: Visualization Beyond Cognitivism", Wesleyan University, Dept. of Art and Art History
11/14/15art+bits festival, Katowice, Poland
11/4/15"Sticky Data, Superstitious Patterns: Visualization Beyond Cognitivism", The New School / Parsons New York
9/26/15symposium "In the Shadow of the Megacity", Cooper Union, NY
4/17/15"The pigeon in the haystack - design before and after the fact", Data across Scales, Harvard GSD
11/7/14Decoding the City, Mason gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University
5/21/14Invited lecture at the Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
2/25/14"Decoding the city" ZHDK, Zurich
11/21/13"Big Data and cities - towards data-driven governance", ITU Telecom World, Bangkok, Thailand
6/13/13Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brasil
Conference talks (selection, since 2013)
02/12/22Opening Keynote and moderation, Symposium “New Elements” New Tretyakov Gallery Moscow
9/11/20Curatorial A(I)gents, Metalab@Ars Electronica 2020, conference presentation.
5/21/19“Enabling Civic Imagination”, Prix Bloxhub symposium, Copenhagen
10/22/19"Data by proxy – material traces as autographic visualizations", IEEE VIS Conference, Full Paper. Vancouver, Canada
10/24/19"Dustmark and Ozone Tattoos: Autographic displays of air pollution (Pictorial)", IEEE VISAP 19
11/17/18"Politics of Soundscapes", 15th Architectural Humanities Research Association International Conference, Eindhoven
10/25/18"Art of the March", IEEE Visualization Conference, Berlin
2/9/18"Platform Man and the Bricoleur" Ways of Knowing Cities Conference, Columbia University
10/13/17"LA Noise Array - Urban Planning Lessons from a Noise Sensor Network" ACSP Conference, Denver
4/21/17“Data, Design, Decision”, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University
10/28/16VISAP’16 Panel Discussion on “Critical Visualization”, IEEE VIS, Baltimore
6/25/16Conference organization and opening lecture, Indexical Design - Opening Lecture. Northeastern University.
3/19/16Aisthesis and the Common: Reconfiguring the Public Sphere, McGill University, Montreal
2/26/16"Tuning Space — Current Perspectives on Urban Sound Research." Transcultural Exchange, Boston University
10/26/15IEEE VisWeek Art Program, Art Institute Chicago
5/29/15International Open Data Conference 2015, Ottawa, CA
5/23/15"Wann ist Rauschen ein Signal?" interdisziplinäre Tagung zu Kulturgeschichte & Architekturpraxis des Auditiven, Humboldt Universität Berlin.
3/14/15"Civic technologies - tools or therapy?" The data made me do it Symposium, UC Berkeley.
2/27/15"The Biases of Data" After Empirical Urbanism Symposium, University of Toronto
6/20/13Information Design and Data Visualization Boston 2013
Panels, Seminars, workshops (selection, since 2013)
04/29/22Boston Design Week - Design for Assembly: Public Spaces and Community Engagement. Panel discussion with Ezio Manzini, Beth Noveck, Dietmar Offenhuber
04/01/22“Autographics” Vis lab Invited Talk, Khoury School of Computer Science, Northeastern University.
1/28/21"The physical life of data" Northeastern Center for Design
11/24/20"Die Codierte Stadt" Metropolengespräche Berlin, with Ralf-Martin Soe & Lenora de Beaurepaire da Silva
9/16/20Princeton-Mellon Forum, "Phenomenology + Data", Princeton University
4/27/20Seminar talk, Prof. Cecilia Loschiavo, University São Paulo
12/7/19Panel Presentation, Urban Futures, Tokyo Forum 2019
2/2/19Panelist, “Civic Imagination” Night of Ideas, San Francisco Public Library
10/20/18Seminar talk, "maps as traces: visual languages in their social context" Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy, Princeton University
3/23/18Seminar talk, "Waste is Information" Knight Science Journalism Fellowship seminar series, MIT
11/28/16Workshop organizer, UNDP Innoforum 2016, Chisinau, Moldova
9/21/16Seminar talk, Smarter Crowdsourcing - Zika: Trash and Standing Water - Online Conference, Inter-american Development Bank & NYU Governance Lab
6/30/16Panel presentation, Moscow Urban Forum 2016
6/10/16Panel talk, "Doing data differently: How are new sources of data shaping and changing our environment" UNDP, Istanbul
5/2/16Panel talk, Urban Intermedia: the City between Experience and Information. Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.
4/28/15Panel discussion, "Cities by Design", with Lev Manovich, Robert Pietrusko and Eve Blau, Harvard GSD
6/3/14Panel talk, "Open Source Urbanism" at the Boston Society of Architects / Urban Design Committee with Nigel Jacob and Alicia Rouault
5/15/14Panel discussion at the conference "The Future City”, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
12/5/13Book talk, "accountability technologies" MIT Media Lab