Conversations about weather through hackathons
The hackathons should be considered as an interdisciplinary science and artistic research process which investigates how we relate or un-relate to weather. Do we fully understand that the extreme weather conditions we are experiencing depend on climate change? If so, how do we express this connection and can it be done by relating data on weather and climate with art? These hackathons are about exploring the potentials of creating a close and critical dialogue between art and science.
Key questions for the hackathon
Why do we communicate about the weather?
How do we communicate about the weather?
Why predicting the weather?
How do we predict it?
How do we relate to weather conditions and changes in an urban context and a rural context?
What kind of historical and contemporary data can be used in order to visualise weather conditions and climate change?
The sense boxes
The senseBox is a do-it-yourself toolkit for stationary and mobile sensor stations and digital education in STEM subjects. It is available as senseBox:home – a weather station for citizen science, and senseBox:edu – a hardware set used in universities, schools and in private education. Both sets consist of a microcontroller, several sensors (e.g. temperature, air pressure, air quality etc.) and a gateway (e.g. WiFi, LoRa etc.) to upload measurements to the online platform openSenseMap.
Program 2020 – 2021
Hackathon session nr 1: Glasgow, 12.-13. November 2020
Hackathon session nr 2: Oslo Spring 2021
Artistic Research: Spring 2021 – Fall 2021
Final Symposium: Stockholm Fall 2021