Studio CHI to host events highlighting the digital senses

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On Thursday, May 10, Studio CHI will host the next event as part of the “In the Realm of the (Digital) Senses: Eyes & Ears” signature series. Brian Foo and Joycelyn Wilson will guest lecture during the event. All members of the university community are invited to attend.
Foo is a data visualization artist and computer scientist based in New York City. He communicates scientific data and research to broad audiences by creating interactive digital and physical exhibits for the American Museum of Natural History. He also works as the Data-Driven DJ, combining data, algorithms and sampled sounds into musical experiments that have been featured on NPR and PRI. Foo’s talk for the even is titled, “Rhythms, Algorithms, and the Data-Driven DJ.”
Wilson is an assistant professor of Black media studies and educational anthropology in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research interests are oriented in social justice and civic engagement as it sits at the nexus of African American expressive traditions and intellectual history, ethnography and digital humanities. Wilson’s Eyes & Ears presentation for the May 10 event is titled, “‘I Did the Digital Dash:’: The Hip Hip Archive as Design Issue and the Case of the Curriculum Project.”
Thursday, May 104:30 – 6 p.m.John T. Richardson Library, room 207RSVP
Under the Hood
The day after their lectures in Studio CHI’s “In the Realm of the (Digital) Senses: Eyes & Ears” series event, Foo and Wilson also will talk with faculty, staff and students about some of the nuts-and-bolts aspects of their work in an “Under the Hood” conversation. Light refreshments will be served. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend.
Friday, May 1110 – 11 a.m.John T. Richardson Library, room 207RSVP
For more information, contact Studio CHI.

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