Rachel has now returned from her trip to Brazil where she presented The Prediction Machine and demonstrated the Performing Data Toolkit as part of the Tropixel Open Science Mozilla Sprint event and also presented her work at the Institute of Arts, Humanities and Science, Federal University of Bahia. To find out more visit The Prediction Machine blog
Rachel Jacobs is in Brazil at the Tropixel Open Science event, part of the Mata Atlantica Festival (Atlantic Forest Festival) July 3rd – 5th 2015.
As part of this event Rachel will be speaking on a panel about open science and running a two day workshop open to the public that presents the performing data toolkit, the concepts around The Prediction Machine and her research into artists engaging the public with climate science. Tropixel is part of the open software and hackers movement in Brazil… http://tropixel.ubalab.org/en
Rachel will be presenting demos of the Performing data wordpress plug-in that she uses to power The Prediction Machine, small arduino examples that are controlled by live weather data from a weather station set up for the workshop, the Hasting Pier Yun that will bring wave data from the UK to the waves of Brazil and a portable version of The Prediction for people to hack and make their own.
Rachel Jacobs, an artist/researcher on the Performing Data team will be talking about Art and Data at Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, discussing Performing data alongside her own artworks that have combined scientific and experiential data to creative performative, playful and interactive experiences.
It is going to be streamed online on Tuesday 5th May 7-8.30pm here:
The Prediction Machine will be presented at the University of Nottingham’s Mayfest on Saturday 9th May.
Get your arm muscles ready to power the machine and receive your climate fortune based on the weather outside…
Room C11, Portland Building
University of Nottingham
University Park Campus
Nottingham NG7 2QL