The available technologies of a sociopolitical structure within society are formative for the art playing out in this sphere. At present, data collection and its analysis represents one of the most tangible tools for better understanding not only large scientific sets of data, but also privately tracked behavior. Each online order, each opened Facebook link, and each digitally sent message leaves behind a data point. Together they give rise to pictures of preferences and patterns, which can be translated from pixel form into the three-dimensional plane by means of tactile materials. In this workshop, we will use needle and thread to visually render highly diverse sets of data on textile surfaces.
This summer, the KM– Lab, which is the innovative hands-on workstation at the Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien, is placing emphasis on practical-creative activity: various techniques can be tried out together with young protagonists from the regional art scene. People of all ages are invited to simply stop by and participate! No sign-up is necessary.
Lisa Caligagan (*1995 Linz, lives in Graz) earned degrees in physics and material studies in Graz. Her passion for visual expression is motivated by her desire to make the natural sciences tangible through various sculptural media. Thanks to this manner of visualizing content, the separation between the disciplines of art and science is challenged, with commonalities and differences revealed.