Weather Gauge

Thomson & Craighead 2003

Numerical weather information from 105 countries is simultaneously displayed as a decorative animation offering an unusually extended view of the world beyond the physical location of the artwork.


Digital animation from online sources, dimensions variable


Data Anthropologies: Thomson & Craighead
25 March - 20 June 2015 at the Open Data Institute

Data Types

Generated, Identifiable, Open, Real-time, Temporal

About the Artist

Pioneering media artists Jon Thomson (b.1969) & Alison Craighead (b.1971) make work informed by long-term, gently critical, explorations of the structures and social constructs of the Internet and the spaces of social media. They work across…
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Weather Gauge, Thomson & Craighead, 2009