Area's Immediate Reading (AIR)

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Working across media and disciplines, Brooke Singer creates platforms for local knowledge to connect, inform and conflict with official data descriptions. She engages technoscience as an artist, educator, nonspecialist and collaborator. Her work lives “on” and “off” line in the form of websites, workshops, photography, maps, installations and performances that involves public participation in pursuit of social change. She is co-founder of the art, technology and activist group, Preemptive Media and a professor of New Media at Purchase College, State University of New York.

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Preemptive Media
Preemptive Media is a group of artists, activist and technologists interested in utilizing emerging policies and technologies to create new opportunities for public discussion and alternative outcomes. Consisting of Beatriz da Costa, Jamie Schulte and Brooke Singer, Preemptive Media has an ongoing interest in developing discussion and awareness around the relationship of the individual to emerging technologies and data. In prior projects Preemptive Media has created devices and kits as well as hosted workshops and community events. Ongoing and prior projects include: Zapped! (with Heidi Kumao), Swipe and Moport. Zapped! investigates new technology used for product tracking and border control; Swipe exposes information encoded on drivers' licenses and shared without consent; and Moport is an online tool for generating and sharing mobile phone reports.

 
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