Communicating public health data creatively during the pandemic

  • Aristea Fotopoulou (Organiser)

Activity: EventsWorkshop


The seminar series explored the Ways In Which Heath Data Can Be Communicated Creatively. A Group Of Artists, Creative Practitioners, Academics And Researchers Addresses Key Questions About Public Health Communication, With Particular Focus On The Current COVID-19 Pandemic. How Can An Interface Between Creativity And Data Science Help Bring Forth Experiential Stories? What Are The Challenges Of Such Work? How Do Audiences Engage With Creative Projects That Use Public Health Data?

Talks by:
Anna Dumitriu. “Creating Meaning From Healthcare Data Through Art”.

Prof Rahul Bhargava Northeastern University “”Get Off The Screen!!! Creative Approaches To Embodying Data In The Real World”. (01/04)

Dr Younghui Kim, Queensland University Of Technology. “Data Art: Exploring Data As Artistic Material And Medium”. (09/04/2021)

Prof Sally Wyatt, Maastricht University. “Touching Data: Touch Me With Your Naked Hand Or Touch Me With Your Glove”. (12/04/2021)

Dr Shreepali Patel, Meghan Horvath And Dr Marques Hardin (StoryLab Project, Anglia Ruskin University). (StoryLab Project, Anglia Ruskin University). “Communicating Emotions Through Creative Data: Voices Of Healthcare Practitioners During Covid-19”. (14/04/2021)

Launch Of ART/DATA/HEALTH Short Film “Human, Planet, Weaker, Other”, Directed By Dr Aristea Fotopoulou, Animation By Caroline Beavon (27/04 /2021)
PeriodMar 2021Apr 2021
Event typeSeminar
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • public health
  • art practice
  • creativity
  • pandemic
  • communication
  • health promotion
  • data arts