Lauren Thorson: Station Model: 10012
Tuesday January 14, 2014 – Saturday January 18, 2014
An artist residency as part of the exhibition "Being"
Lauren Thorson. “Station Model: 10012” Week 12. Being, 2014. Storefront for Art and Architecture.
About the Project
“Station Model: 10012” will serve as a live weather reporting station and archive based upon digital and analog collection of meteorological observations for zip code 10012.
For live weather plotting updates, click here.
About the Artist
Born in Des Moines, Iowa, Lauren Thorson received her MFA from the Minneapolis College of Art & Design. She is fifty-percent of a design studio called Studio Set, and currently a Designer-In-Residence and Visiting Faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University. She has exhibited and lectured nationally, worked as a designer, and has been published internationally (she was recently named one of The Walker Art Center’s “Ten Artists to Watch in 2013”). Thorson has served as co-chair for the IEEE VIS Arts Program for the past two years, while actively pursuing research in data visualization with the University of Minnesota’s Interactive Visualization Lab since 2011.