Jin Kyu Jung is an Associate Professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell, and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Geography at the University of Washington Seattle. He is an urban geographer/planner whose interdisciplinary research program contributes to qualitative GIS (Geographic Information Systems) and geographic visualization, community engagement, and urban poverty and inequality. His research particularly offers epistemological and methodological innovation that integrate various forms of data and representation, and analysis often seen as incompatible: qualitative and quantitative, visuality and numeracy, maps and texts and artistic and scientific. He is committed to develop new ways of expanding these critical, qualitative, and creative possibilities of/with GIS and geo-visualization intersected with urban theory, critical visual methodologies, arts and digital spatial humanities.
Ted Hiebert is Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Art and Director of the MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics at the University of Washington Bothell. He is the author of In Praise of Nonsense: Aesthetics, Uncertainty and Postmodern Identity (Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, 2012), and A formalized forum for informal inquiry (Victoria: Noxious Sector Press, 2015), and co-author (with David Cecchetto, Marc Couroux and Eldritch Priest) of Ludic Dreaming: How to Listen Away from Contemporary Technoculture (London: Bloomsbury, 2017). His current projects explore the idea of photographing imaginary friends (Imaginary Friends) and the relationship between surveillance technology and ghosts (Remote Viewing, with Jackson 2bears and Doug Jarvis).
This project has been generously supported by: the Digital Humanities Summer Institute at the Simpson Center for the Humanities (University of Washington); the Worthington Innovation Fellows program at the University of Washington Bothell; and the Collaboration Studio Grants program at the Simpson Center for the Humanities (University of Washington).