Would Like to Meet: Commons Sense Special

Contact: Martha King ()

Image taken at Bath Spa University by Silvia Carderelli Gronau, dancers Lisa May Thomas and Ayanna Allen Lisa May Thomas

Join Knowle West Media Centre to launch a new programme of events exploring sensors, data, technology: including performances, workshops and talks.

Digital sensors are all around: every day things are ‘sensed’ by smart technologies. But what data can and should be collected? Is it used for the common good or corporate gain? Commons Sense is an interactive exhibition exploring sensors, data and ‘the commons’, made in collaboration with artists Becca Rose and Pete Bennett.

Be one of the first people to explore the exhibition on 23rd May, during two special events:

Figuring (4.30 – 6pm)

Work with dancer Lisa May Thomas and her collaborators to create a short movement piece to be shared at Would Like To Meet (below). The workshop will include movement activities, sensor and Virtual Reality tech and a room of giant string figures.

Would Like To Meet: Commons Sense Special (6 – 9pm)

Interested in how tech and data can be used for the common good? Meet new people, explore sensor tech, play with interactive artworks and watch a live performance of ‘Figuring’ at 6.30pm, developed by Lisa May Thomas and collaborators.

Book your free place here: https://kwmc.org.uk/events/like-meet-commons-sense-special/

For further information please contact Martha on 0117 903 0444 or e-mail

Commons Sense Programme

This event is part of a live programme to accompany KWMC’s Commons Sense exhibition, which is open from May – September 2018. Digital sensors are all around: every day things are ‘sensed’ by smart technologies. But what data can and should be collected? Is it used for the common good or corporate gain? Commons Sense is an interactive exhibition exploring sensors, data and ‘the commons’, made in collaboration with artists Becca Rose and Pete Bennett.

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