We turn our attention to the broader air quality datascape and how we might use dataset combinations to drive ideas for products and services, policy and campaign initiatives, public engagement and behaviour change activities.
Author: Danny Antrobus
Air Transformed, one of three Air Quality+ art commissions, comprises two series of wearable objects based on open air quality data from Sheffield that communicate, in different ways, the physical burden of air pollution on the human body.
Exhausted Sound, one of three Air Quality+ art commissions, explores the connections between air quality, traffic and sustainable transport in the city through a sound and vision combo.
The Anatomy of Human Breath, one of three Air Quality+ art commissions, measures and visualises exhaled breath to create a personalised dimension to the context of air pollution.
People from a wide range of organisations and interests joined the first Air Quality+ co-design workshop, exploring the potential uses of open data to understand, describe and address Sheffield’s air quality challenges and opportunities.
Call for proposals for data-driven art to stimulate public dialogue around air quality and related issues. Applications due by 27 Nov 2014.