World Maker Faire New York 2013

Hate Couture

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Saturday5:00 PM5:30 PM

Hate Couture is a series of high-fashion pieces created through the algorithmic analysis of the usage and context of hate speech and hateful language on the Internet. I will be discussing the process of creating the garments, starting with scraping text data from social media sites, through the processes used to analyze and visualize the language, and ending with the creation of the final fabric and clothing.

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Roopa Vasudevan — Resident Research Fellow


Roopa Vasudevan is an artist and activist based in Brooklyn, NY. She is currently a Resident Research Fellow at NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program.