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Superfund Photo

Brooke Singer

Sites Unseen

A photography series documenting toxic legacy in the US.

Superfund365.org

Brooke Singer

Superfund365

An online data visualization app that highlighted a different Superfund site each day for one year.

AIR

Preemptive Media

Area's Immediate Reading (AIR)

A public art project in which people are invited to use PM's portable air monitoring devices.

AIR

Brooke Singer

Social Relay Mail

A Facebook Application to use your social network to deliver a private message to a stranger.

Chemically Modified Organisms

Brooke Singer

Our Chemically Modified Organisms

A poster that examines the history of the chemical industry and its impact on organisms.

The Counter Kitchen

Collaboration

The Counter Kitchen (TCK)

Reverse engineer your favorite food, personal care and household products in TCK.

Eight Hundred Steps Apart

Collaboration

800 Steps Apart

A video triptych comparing two opposing protocols for handling cleanup in a post-9/11 NYC.

purpool.com

Collaboration

Purpool

A web app for creating and organizing carpools to work while tracking savings with visualizations.

invisible

Brooke Singer

(in)visible

A design prototye for Purchase College students to protest proliferation of surveillance cameras.

Oil Fix

Brooke Singer

The US Oil Fix

A map of the world trough the lens of who supplies US with oil (in An Atlas of Radical Cartography).

Zapped!

Preemptive Media

Zapped!

Zapped! takes a close look at --and a new approach to-- the mass deployment of RFID tags.

Swipe

Preemptive Media

Swipe

Swipe examines data-collection practices in the US via a fun, interactive bar.

EcoNews

Brooke Singer

Eco-News

The Eco-News Ticker tries to keep things balanced, the good and the bad in tandem.

Undesigning

Brooke Singer

Undesigning

Reverse engineering everyday life + rebuilding it better.

Excess

Collaboration

ExcessNYC

Diverting urban food waste from landfill back to people or compost.

Excess

Brooke Singer

Field Guide

The Field Guide of the Electric Underground is a mapping of urban soil by humans and microbes alike.

about brooke singer

Brooke engages technoscience as an artist, educator, nonspecialist and collaborator. Her work lives "on" and "off" line in the form of websites, workshops, photographs, maps, installations, public art and performances that often involves participation in pursuit of social change. She is Associate Professor of New Media at Purchase College, State University of New York, a former fellow at Eyebeam Art + Technology Center (2010-11) and co-founder of the art, technology and activist group Preemptive Media.

Links to Brooke's: news / writing / photo blog / join the Bsing mailing list

Listen to Brooke: Santa Fe Radio Cafe / NPR's Where We Live (go to 39:00) / NPR's All Things Considered

contact: bsingnyc AT gmail DOT com