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Coded Glass

Visualizing Digital Scholarship:
#metoo and Digital Stained-Glass


**Ongoing research project 

“Me Too is a movement to, among other things, radicalize the notion of mass healing. As a community we create a lot of space for fighting and pushing back but not enough for connecting and healing.”- Tarana Burke, founder of #metoo

Coded Glass explores the urgency of the #metoo movement, the role of social technology, and the ways in which individual narratives can shape the web as a form of community building and reflection through stained glass imagery, a rich art historical material.

Using collected data and analysis of 2,629,581 #metoo tweets from October 1, 2017 to August 15, 2018 as source material, this project showcases virtual stained glass windows of protest signs, emojis, and hashtags from the #metoo movement as a form of data visualization and metaphor for creating communal sacred spaces. This project is funded by the Immersive Scholar Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant at North Carolina State University. 

 

Read more about this work at www.CodedGlass.com
Coded Glass, Immersive Scholar - Project Documentation PDF