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Mushon Zer-Aviv will give talks at Eyebeam today, and at ITP, NYU, tomorrow

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Wednesday, March 12th 6:00pm at Eyebeam, 540 W 21st St.
The Politics of Interface and Obfuscation
a talk and projects presentation by myself and Helen Nissenbaum (NYU), moderated by  Michael Connor (Rhizome).Thursday, March 13th 12:30pm at ITP, NYU,721 Broadway, 4th Floor
Disinformation Visualization
another talk and other project presentation based on a recent essay I wrote about how to lie with data visualization.

Mushon Zer-Aviv is a designer, an educator and a media activist based in NYC & Tel Aviv. His work involves media in public space and public space in media. Among Mushon’s collaborations, he is the co-founder – a foxy design studio; – a tour of Gaza through the streets of Tel Aviv; Kriegspiel– a computer game version of the Situationist Game of War; the Turing Normalizing Machine – exploring algorithmic prejudice; Alef – the open source multi-script font; the collaboratively authored book; and multiple government transparency and civic participation initiatives with the Public Knowledge Workshop; Mushon is also in charge of map design at Mushon is an honorary resident atEyebeam – an art and technology center in New York. He teaches digital media as a faculty member of Shenkar School of Engineering and Design. Previously he taught new media research at NYU and Open Source Design at Parsons the New School for Design and in Bezalel Academy of Art & Design. Mushon blogs at Follow him at @mushon.


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