October 21, 2005

Community Mapping Workshop

Sensing Pollution in London Fields
Wednesday 9th November, 2-5pm
Space Media Arts, 129-131 Mare Street E8 3RH [map]

Proboscis is running a Bodystorming workshop to map some of the known and visible pollution issues in and around London Fields. We will use this to explore the invisible pollution issues air quality, historic industrial pollution etc that may not be obvious. We will demonstrate a ready-made Feral Robot and experimental sensors we are developing with Birkbeck College that can upload sensor traces to the Urban Tapestries public authoring system. The Guardian published a short article on the Feral Robots: Robots with a nose for trouble.

There are 25 places available on the workshop for local residents, workers and users of London Fields. If you live or work in, or use London Fields and would like to participate, please sign up here. We particularly welcome people who are neither artists nor technologists, but who are simply interested or concerned about local pollution and would like to participate in imagining new ways of taking action.

Posted by Giles Lane at October 21, 2005 02:58 PM