Burrington is an artist, designer, and writer but most importantly a deep thinker. Her work often examines hidden power structures and is heavily researched and beautifully mapped. - Art 21
Ingrid Burrington writes, makes maps, and tells jokes about places, politics, and the weird feelings people have about both. She's a former Eyebeam resident and a current fellow at Data and Society Research Institute, where she spends most of her time looking at and thinking about infrastructure, magic, and power. She lives on a small island off the coast of America.
Session: It Tends To Annihilate Distance
This is mostly a talk about making maps and staying human while living among killing machines. Topics covered may include railroads, fiber optic cable, logistics, work, loneliness, and time travel.