Join me in the third of three podcasts from the Creators Series. Jonathan Harris, an artist whose medium is data, experiments in the space where anthropology meets visual arts meets computer science. He talks with me about mythologies, love, and lossiness and explains in-depth his works We Feel Fine and Universe. The former uses large-scale blog analysis to study human feelings and the latter examines modern mythology (read: global news media) by presenting new constellations, with personal meaning.
Jonathan was commissioned by Yahoo! in 2006 to create the world’s largest time capsule, which was available online for one month in ten languages. In 2004, he was awarded a Fabrica fellowship, and he is the recipient of two Webby awards. He has lectured at the National Academy of Sciences, the TED Conference, the Museum of Modern Art, Parsons School of Design, ITP, Princeton and Stanford Universities, and at Google. His work has been recognized by AIGA, Ars Electronica, I.D. magazine, and the State of Vermont, and has been featured by CNN, Reuters, the BBC, The Guardian, USA Today, NPR, and Wired.
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