Data Relations Summer School

Enrolments are now open for Data Relations Summer School

Authors Loren Dela Cruz
Date 20 January 2023

Enrolments are now open for the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art’s (ACCA) Data Relations Summer School, taking place on Thursday 16 February to Monday 20 February 2023 (excluding Sunday 19 February) in Melbourne.

Data Relations is an exhibition at ACCA Melbourne, running until 19 March 2023. Featuring a new installation by ADM+S Associate Investigator Dr Joel Stern, alongside collaborators James Parker and Sean Dockray, the exhibition includes works by Australian and international artists critically and speculatively engaging with the ways in which technologies, politics and aesthetics of data transform our relationships with one another and society.

Taking the exhibition as a point of departure, the Data Relations Summer School will involve a series of experimental workshops, discussions, performances, and talks, with an emphasis on critical pedagogy and the sharing of ideas. Presenters and participants will come together to respond to critical and creative approaches to questions regarding data relations.

Several ADM+S researchers join the line-up of presenters including:


Artists, researchers, students, writers, critics and enthusiasts interested in data relations are encouraged to participate in the Summer School by submitting an expression of interest (EOI). EOIs close Monday 30 January 2023 at 5pm.

Visit the event website for more information and to enrol:

The Data Relations Summer School is curated by the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) in collaboration with ADM+S Associate Investigator Dr Joel Stern and presented with the support of The Ian Potter Foundation, the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society (ADM+S), RMIT University’s School of Media and Communication, The University of Melbourne, Australian Research Council (ARC), Capture All with Liquid Architecture x Sarai, ACMI and UNSW.


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