This week we’ll consider what observational techniques and embodied and instrumented modes of sensation we can use to assess the manifestation of various networks in our environment. We’ll then break into small groups to pilot-test some network-ethnographic methods around The New School.
Guest: Rory Solomon, Artist, Software Engineer, PhD Candidate, Department of Media, Culture and Communication, NYU
To be reviewed before class:
- If you have an iPhone or Android, please download the Architecture of Radio app before class.
- Ingrid Burrington, “Seeing Networks in New York City.”
- Ingrid Burrington, “A Non-Exhaustive Taxonomy of Tools of Data-Driven Policing,” Urban Omnibus (June 29, 2018).
- Shannon Mattern, “Infrastructural Tourism,” Places Journal (July 2013).
- Ingrid Burrington, Networks of New York (Melville House, 2018).
- Shannon Mattern, “Cloud and Field,” Places Journal (August 2016).
- Alison Powell, “The Data Walkshop and the Radical Bottom-up Data Knowledge,” in Hannah Knox and Dawn Nafus, eds., Ethnography for a Data-Saturated World (Manchester University Press, 2018): 212-32.