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Naho Matsuda, Artist Workshop: Urban Data and Poetic Writing

Tue 26th November, 17:30 – 19:30pm, Qatar National Library, Doha, Qatar

16:30 - 19:30, Tuesday, 26 November 2019
Event location: Auditorium, Qatar National Library

FutureEverything and British Council Qatar present: Naho Matsuda

16:30 – 19:30, Tuesday, 26 November 2019
Event location: Computer Room 1, Qatar National Library

Based on the ‘writing’ process of Naho Matsuda’s artwork EVERY THING EVERY TIME in this workshop we will explore the playful writing tools that poets, song writers, authors and artists use as methods to create new work or to fuel their imagination.

In this workshop you will learn about data as a language, how data is collected, ‘read’ and how it is translated into different forms and contexts. As well as creating their own poems and stories participants are invited to participate in creating a data-base of descriptions of their city.

This event is suitable for an audience over 18 years old.


  • 16:30 – 17:00 – Arrivals
  • 17:00 – 19:30 – Artist Workshop and Discussion

Is this Event for Me?

If you are curious, inquisitive or creative, yes! The event is open to all, and will particularly interest aspiring and established artists, people working in the cultural sector, creative technologists, community advocates and anyone with an interest in cities.


Please note this workshop will be facilitated in English.

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