Aaron Koblin (American, born 1982) is digital media artist known for his innovative use of data visualization and his pioneering work in crowdsourcing and interactive film. He is currently Creative Director of the Data Arts Team at Google in San Francisco, California.Read More
Ben Tricklebank (British) is a director focused on finding innovative ways to engage with audiences, using ground breaking technology and visual storytelling.
Koblin’s artworks are part of the permanent collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum,London, the Museum of Modern Art, N.Y , and the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. He has presented at TED, and The World Economic Forum, and his work has been shown at international festivals including Ars Electronica, SIGGRAPH, and the Japan Media Arts Festival.
Tricklebank's cutting edge work has been recognized globally, recent projects include Google: Art, Copy & Code, JAM with Chrome, a web experience that allows friends to play live music together through the browser, and Clouds Over Cuba an interactive documentary marking the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, which was awarded with: an Emmy, a One Show Gold, a D & AD Yellow pencil, 11 Cannes Lions, 2 Gold ADC Awards and Gold Clio in 2013.
Taking residence throughout the Barbican's brutalist warren for the next month, the American artist and film-maker Doug Aitken's 'Station to Station: a 30 day happening' is a multifaceted arts event best described as a 'living exhibition' and an 'experiment in spontaneous artistic creation'. Sounds nebulous? It...