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Workshop: Visualizing Redlined Neighborhoods in Houston with Evan O’Neil of AIGA Houston

When
Sat, Sep 15, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
5216 Montrose Blvd.
Houston, TX 77006

$20 Workshop + Fee | Space is limited.

CAMH and AIGA Houston invite you to a workshop titled Visualizing Redlined Neighborhoods in Houston where we will explore ways to map and visualize the long-term effects of redlining in Houston. Based around the Home Owners’ Loan Corporation Residential Security Map, we will seek to understand the legacy of this practice through digital means, including code-based visualization libraries and traditional design tools. Workshop attendees will be able to preview a number of different tools and will be given self-directed work time to create a visualization, time will be reserved at the end for a short presentation for each project. This workshop is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Walls Turned Sideways: Artists Confront the Justice System.

The primary tools we will be exploring are the Mapbox platform, Unity, d3, and Adobe Creative Suite. No coding experience is necessary, but attendees should be familiar with one of the above tools. Attendees will be required to have a laptop with their design tools of choice installed.

About Evan O’Neil
Evan O’Neil has been integrating public interest and social responsibility into his design work for over ten years. His design practice focuses on work with environmental and advocacy organizations and often involves challenging technological solutions including mapping and data visualization. He is a Project M alumnus, recently co-founded the non-profit Matters of Public Interest to connect designers with advocacy organizations, was named a League of Women Voters Rising Star, and is currently serving as AIGA Houston’s Co-Director of Design Advocacy.

About CAMH
The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) is a non-collecting institution dedicated to presenting the best and most exciting international, national, and regional art of our time. Founded in 1948, the Museum prides itself on presenting new art and documenting its role in modern life through exhibitions, lectures, original publications, and a variety of educational programs and events.

Written by aigahouston

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