Critical Network Mapping and Analysis Workshop, 7th Berlin Biennale

Critical Network Mapping and Analysis Workshop
Sunday, May 6th, 2012
7th Berlin Biennale, KW Institute for Contemporary Art

One day workshop focusing on the design and understanding of complex networks through mapping and visual analysis in the context of art and politics. Starting from hands on simple drawing exercises participants gradually build complex compositions on the computer. Data will be used from existing online databases or generated through collective imagination. Emphasis on network topology, relationship types, information modeling, and visual analysis. Participants will learn and develop a critique of selected topics through observing and extracting networks, sketching, and discussing diagrams.

Graph Commons will be used for visualization, group collaboration, and further sharing

10:00 PART I: How to map networks? Graph theory, network topologies, ontologies for art and politics
14.00 Lunch Break
15:00 PART II: How to analyze networks? Centralization, clustering, structural holes, bridges, shortest path
18.00 “Archipelago” Performance by Anke Westermann and guests
20.00 Dinner (Clärchen`s Ballhaus)

Requirements: Laptop
Language: English
Fees: Free admission

Please apply by writing to this adress:

More Information on Network Mapping & Analysis Workshops (photo archive)

* Photograph from the Network Mapping Workshop, Helsinki Citizens’ International Assembly. 2010, Istanbul.

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