Data Sensing the Mississippi

Data analysis and visualizations created for the Data Sensing project during the Mississippi. Anthropocene River journey. Analyzing data collected with a home-built data sensing device, two groups have been involved in producing these findings: a collaboration between Ellen Graham and John Kim; and an undergraduate class on remote sensing at Macalester College that is mining the data to uncover correlational findings with public data sets about the Mississippi River valley. The latter analysis is ongoing.

Collective Communities: Actions on Environmental Crises

My classes’ contributions to Collective Communities: Actions on Environmental Crises: a presentation of artist collaboratives, collectives, and cooperatives that are concerned primarily with ecologies in crisis; and while the participating groups possess overlapping interests, their projects and ways of self-organization and self-presentation are distinct. Whether natural, social, or representational, the ecologies that our contributors advocate

AN AESTHETICS OF DISPLACEMENT

(Written as an introduction to the Anthropocene Film Residency. Read more about the project on the Anthropocene Curriculum website.) 1 Looking down on St. Anthony Falls from the walls of the lock and dam infrastructure, one can marvel at this feat of technical engineering. The river runs over an artificial concrete platform creating the Falls.

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Data Sensing the Mississippi (proposal)

https://github.com/jkim5/miss-canoe The Anthropocene highlights limitations in existing frameworksfor data collection and analysis with the suggestion that researchers have run up against the limits of the knowable. This has been revealed in a number of ways: an inadequacy in existing techniques to analyze a changing and uncertain future, challenges to the way in which researchers frame

November 23, 2019 – It’s a wrap. A three month long canoe paddle down the Mississippi River from headwaters to the Gulf to research its anthropogenic history. https://anthropocene-curriculum.org/project/mississippi/anthropocene-river-journey Mississippi. An Anthropocene River makes the iconic landscape of the Mississippi River Valley legible as a critical zone of habitation and long-term interaction between humans and the

Mississippi. An Anthropocene River explores the vast but patchy area
of the Mississippi in its changing spatio-temporal formations. Its aim
is to open up this landscape to a larger public and make it legible as a critical zone of habitation and long-term interaction between humans and the environment.