The Meaning of ‘Other’ in Classifications: Formal Methods Meet Artistic Research

Commentary

Abstract

This commentary is a reflection on a collaboration with the artist Rossella Biscotti and comments on how artistic research and logico-mathematical methods can be used to contribute to the development of critical perspectives on contemporary data practices.

Keywords

Abstraction Artistic research Categorisation Classification Data-visualisation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Oxford Internet InstituteUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK

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