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Making Art with Lasers, Sensors, and the Net

City Tech, Computing, GeoLocation, Wireless Signals
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Aaron Koblin will discuss the process of turning data into visual expression. As director of technology on Radiohead’s latest music video for “House of Cards,” he worked with sensor technologies as an alternative to traditional video. Koblin will also discuss his role at Google’s Creative Lab in San Francisco, and discuss some of his other data-visualization software.

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Aaron Koblin

Gray Area Foundation for the Arts

Aaron Koblin is an Artist|Designer|Researcher focused on creating and visualizing human systems. Currently part of Google’s Creative Lab in San Francisco, California, Aaron creates software and architectures to transform social and infrastructural data into rich digital expression. Koblin’s work has been shown internationally and is part of the permanent collections at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York.

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