podcastMay 17 2021

Episode 1: Data & Humanity

Mimi Onuoha & Lam Thuy Vo

Becoming Data
Co-produced with
Public Books

In the first episode of our new season, “Becoming Data,” artist Mimi Onuoha and data journalist Lam Thuy Vo join host, Natalie Kerby, to consider what is lost when human life becomes translated into data. How do people show up in data, and what are some of the inequalities that can result from data collection?

About the Guests

Mimi Onuoha (@thistimeitsmimi) is a media artist who makes work about what it means for the world to take the form of data.

Lam Thuy Vo (@lamthuyvo) is a reporter who digs into data to examine how systems and policies affect individuals. She is an incoming Data Journalist-in-Residence at the Craig Newmark School of Journalism.