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Turbulence Commission: iSkyTV

Turbulence Commission: iSkyTV by the Institute for Infinitely Small Things, with Sophia Brueckner [For desktops and mobile devices]:

iSkyTV is a networked art project that detects the user’s location and animates the Google Street View sky above their heads. The project is a reimagining of “Sky TV” — Yoko Ono’s famed video work from 1966 — that brought the outside space inside the gallery. In contrast, iSkyTV brings the interior space of the database outside and invites viewers to reflect on a world in which our natural resources and landscapes have been digitized, databased, copyrighted and archived.

iSkyTV is a 2012 commission of New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. for its Turbulence website. It was funded by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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The INSTITUTE FOR INFINITELY SMALL THINGS conducts creative, participatory research that aims to temporarily transform public spaces and instigate dialogue about democracy, spatial justice and everyday life. The Institute’s projects use performance, conversation and unexpected interventions to investigate social and political “tiny things”. Their membership is varied and interdisciplinary.

For this project, the Institute for Infinitely Small Things was led by CATHERINE D’IGNAZIO, a.k.a. kanarinka, who is an artist, educator and software developer. She is the former Director of the Experimental Geography Research Cluster at RISD’s Digital + Media MFA program and currently a graduate student at MIT’s Center for Civic Media. Her artwork has been exhibited at the ICA Boston, Eyebeam, MASSMoCA and numerous public street corners around the world.

SOPHIA BRUECKNER, born in Detroit, MI, is an artist and engineer. Inseparable from computers since the age of two, she believes she is a cyborg. She received her Sc.B. in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from Brown University, worked as a software engineer at Google, and earned her MFA in Digital + Media at the Rhode Island School of Design. She feels an urgency to understand and bring awareness to technology’s controlling effects, and to encourage the ethical and thoughtful design of new technologies. She recently joined the MIT Media Lab as a graduate student in the Fluid Interfaces research group.


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