Established on September 22, 2007 and located in the heart of Detroit’s cultural community, Work • Detroit is a unique space for the sharing of creative process and dialogue and an integral component of the University of Michigan School of Art & Design. Work • Detroit’s mission is to explore and define lines of creative connection between the University of Michigan, Detroit, and beyond. work • detroit presents the work of student, faculty, alumni, as well as local, national, and internationally prominent thinkers and makers.
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Work • Detroit
3663 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: (313) 593-0940
Director: Stephen Schudlich
March 14, 2014
VISUALIZING DATA: The Art of Information
Curated by Jeanne Hunter-Moore
Exhibition Dates: March 14 — April 25, 2014
Opening reception: Friday, March 14, 6-9 PM
How does one visualize the inner workings of the body, the percentage of people in poverty or perhaps, the weather patterns during a particular season? Information graphics allow us to visualize material that is less discernable with the written word. Pictorial interpretation of data however, is not confined to the graphic arts: fine artists also utilize their medium to make sense of facts and figures. VISUALIZING DATA will exhibit artistic interpretation of signs, symbols and statistical data.