VISUALIZAR'09: PUBLIC DATA, DATA IN PUBLIC Workshop & Seminar in Medialab-Prado (Madrid) November 2009

12/11/2009 10:00

International Project Development Workshop and International Seminar
November 12 to 27, 2009 at Medialab-Prado (Madrid, Spain)

Open call for collaborators until November 11, 2009

This new edition will focus on the implications of using data structure visualization to aid in public processes of decision-making. The goal is to offer new ways to make public data available to everyone, in formats that make it possible to reuse them and foster citizen innovation processes. Topics such as water wasting, patent registrations, Internet piracy, H1N1evolution or the use of social networks in politics will be addressed.

Collaborators can join any of the developing teams that will carry out the selected proposals, depending on their particular interests and skills, thus contributing with their knowledge and skills and at the same time learning from the other group members and from the leading tutors: Ben Cerveny (Stamen), Aaron Koblin, and Manuel Lima, with the support of Bestiario collective.

Collaborators' profile: The call is aimed at artists, engineers, programmers, software developers, designers, film & video makers, architects, hackers, psychologists, sociologists, journalists, ecologists, physicists, chemists, biologists or any other person interested in participating in the development of selected proposals.

Medialab-Prado will cover for the stay of a limited number of participants.

No entry fees.

Event directed by José Luis de Vicente.

Developed project will be on showcase at Medialab-Prado after the end of the workshop.

More information and online submission form:
visualizar (at)

Venue: Medialab-Prado
Plaza de las Letras
Alameda, 15 28014 Madrid (Spain)
T. +34 914 202 754


Calle Alameda, 15 Plaza de las Letras
Madrid 28014
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