[ISEA2009] Artists Statement: Jen Southern & Chris Speed – Comob: Social and Environmental Mapping, 2009

Artists Statement

iPhone gps application, processing visualisation, table, maps, data projection

comob is an experiment in mapping environmental footprint and pollution through the spatial and social relationships between people in motion. Using the iPhone gps application comob we will produce live, mobile visualisations of the movements and connections between people rather than each individual’s track. comob.org.uk

  • Jen Southern is a practicing artist and a PhD student in Sociology at Lancaster University, UK, and a member of the Centre for Mobilities Research.
  • Chris Speed is Reader in Digital Spaces across the Schools of Architecture and Landscape
    Architecture at the Edinburgh College of Art, UK

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