Author: Cerys Willoughby

Metadata in Action workshop

On 25th February members of the CREAM team held a workshop “Metadata in  Action” at IDCC 2016 in Amsterdam. The workshop lasted 3 hours and was designed to give participants an indication of the potential impact of using metadata actively


We are already looking forward to February next year when we’ll be taking part in IDCC16 in Amsterdam. We will be presenting a paper based on our findings for the project to date – titled ‘Using Metadata Actively’. We will

Musings of a sound artist on metadata and making art

From Iris Garrelfs 1. Data as material The principle of artworks visualising or sonifying scientific data sets is pretty well known. However, for some artists the role of research is to stimulate the imagination rather than to represent or produce

Metadata and experience

From Iris Garrelfs Yesterday, Thanasis and I met briefly to further discuss the nature and role of “experience” in relation to matadata. Not an easy subject to get one’s head around, but necessary as in my experience (no pun intended)

Thursday 20th of August – Smoke gets in your Eyes

Iris is currently working on an audio visual piece called Smoke gets in your Eyes. It is made from original photographic documentation of mid 20th-century air pollution in the cities of Pittsburgh and St Louis (courtesy of the Smoke Control

Tuesday 18th August

Graham Klyne is continuing his work with Annalist, modelling the STFC use case in collaboration with Tom Griffin and gaining a fuller understanding of the procedural blending model for describing creative/artistic processes, working with Iris Garrelfs and Thanasis Velios. With

Friday 14th August

We resumed work on the website several weeks ago, but ran into difficulties that appeared to be related to the setup of the WordPress instance we are using. Since then, Cerys has Willoughby taken up the challenge and is improving

Wednesday 22nd July

We heard from Daniela that the our project had been selected for the second development phase. Now we’re busy pulling together the information that we need to supply to Daniela: numerous emails and edits to the project plan.

Friday 17th July

Mike Mineter has provided us with notes about the TaPP workshop (Edinburgh, 8-9 July 2015) that he attended and presented a poster about CREAM, using GeosMeta as an example (ask Mike if you would like a copy of the poster).