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Murray Dobbin,

Brooke Singer

Brooke Singer creates platforms for local knowledge to connect, inform and conflict with official data descriptions. She works across media and disciplines, engaging technoscience as an artist, educator, nonspecialist and collaborator. Her work lives on- and offline in the form of websites, workshops, photographs, maps, installations and performances that involve public participation in pursuit of social change. She is associate professor of new media at Purchase College, State University of New York, fellow at Eyebeam Art + Technology Center, and co-founder of the art, technology and activist group Preemptive Media.

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Principle: Team up with experts (but don’t become “the expert”)

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June 5, 2012

Cultivating a fluid, symbiotic relationship between activists and experts is key to organizing effective interventions into complex issues.