Guest Talk – Jane PONG

The last colloquium of this semester will feature Data Visualisation Journalist Jane PONG whose lecture is entitled: “The space between: intersecting science and art”.

Date: 05 Dec 2017 (Tuesday)
Time: 4:00 pm
Venue: M6094 Future Cinema Studio, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, 18 Tat Hong Avenue, Kowloon Tong

Pong

Topic: The space between: intersecting science and art

Abstract:
What does a curiosity-driven career path look like? How do we navigate the boundaries between science, art, and design? In this talk, Jane reflects on her path to data visualisation. She discusses her creative motivations and process, and shares some lessons she’s learnt along the way.

About the Speaker:
Jane Pong is a data visualisation journalist at the Financial Times, where she specialises in data-related information graphics. With a unique background in both science and arts, her work attempts to bring aesthetics to scientific rigor and form to artistic introspection. Jane has previously worked as a graphics editor at South China Morning Post and Reuters. She is a co-organiser of the local chapter of Hacks/Hackers in Hong Kong, an international journalism organisation that brings together journalists and technologists who rethink the future of news and information.

To find out more about Jane PONG, you can check out the speaker’s pages.

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