DATA/POINTS: Political Party
We Throw Switches & Robin Baumgarten
A frenetic, cooperative alt.ctrl installation powered by real-world statistics – in this case, 100 years of UK election data.
DATA/POINTS is playable data installation using real world statistics – in this case, 100 years of UK election information – to generate stages of frenetic, cooperative button mashing. This edition – ‘Political Party’ – is powered by the House of Commons Library report ‘UK Election Statistics: 1918-2021: A century of elections’ (2021), and contains information licensed under the Open Parliament Licence v3.0.
Robin is an experimental hardware game developer and interactive installation artist. https://wobblylabs.com/
This commission is realized as part of a partnership between Now Play This and Next Level Festival.