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Visualising Free Speech


Visualising Free Speech


18 Jan

Free speech is a sensitive and complex concept that is tackled by artists in every medium throughout the world. In this workshop you will create art that addresses free speech through the use of creative code and activist journalism, a thoroughly contemporary approach to an ancient philosophical concept.

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  • Create your modern masterpiece by using data to build a dynamic, generative animation that asks probing questions about censorship through the design principles of form and function. The data used has been gathered by journalists from around the world and stored in open databases that track the level and type of censorship abundant in social media platforms.

    Learn the key principles of data-based artworks including how to scrape information from databases and websites and how to display this information in aesthetically compelling ways. The workshop focuses on the principles of design in order to create thematically compelling and visually stunning art works.

    Your finished artworks will be hosted on the ACMI website for everyone to appreciate and interact with, and will take pride of place in the digital program for ACMI’s China Up Close season.

    Intermix is ACMI’s program for young people 15 – 25.

    This is a free event.

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    Proudly supported by Naomi Milgrom AO