BigBangData at Somerset House

– Have you heard of Bigbangdata exhibition?

– What?

– Yeh, art about data. One Dutch guy from our train came to London just to see this!

This is how I found myself at Somerset House on Sunday afternoon.

Simple use of public data as core for art installations, a bit of historical artefacts of world wide web, questions of surveillance and data for good and bad.

The two key takeaways:

  1. Data tsunami is our reality. We all know it, you’d say. However, you get a chance to really feel it in the context of the exhibition.

  2. Visualising and interpreting data is what makes data really powerful and meaningful. That being said, images follow