Kim Albrecht

Kim Albrecht 2024, ECDF

Data doesn't merely describe our world—it shapes it.

Kim Albrecht visualizes cultural, technological, and scientific forms of knowledge. His diagrams unfold and question the structures of representation and explore the aesthetics of technology and society. Kim is a Professor at the Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf, principal at metaLAB (at) Harvard, director of metaLAB (at) Berlin, and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society Harvard faculty associate. Kim holds a Ph. D. in media theory and exhibited, among others, at Harvard Art Museums, Four Domes Pavilion Wrocław, Ars Electronica Center, Cooper Hewitt, Cube design museum, ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Kaestner Gesellschaft, The Wrong Biennial, Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum, and Kunsthaus Graz.

Over the past six years at metaLAB, Kim has led many projects in the realm of data visualization, artistic research, and media art. From work around social justice visualization like the #MeToo Anti-Network and Their Names, critical reflections on digital culture such as Artificial Senses, Distinction Machine, Hypercam or Watching Machines Loving Grace and collection visualizations like Womanhouse (a memory theater) and Tacit Knowledge.