Weekly art websites: real-time and location-based artworks

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This week's selection of art websites takes you on a journey through cities across the world, visiting artists who work in location-based media.

Stanza - http://www.stanza.co.uk/
Website of UK-based artist Stanza. The website features interactive location-based projects like DataCities - which compiles information retrieved by live sensors from locations across London.

We Feel Fine by Jonathan Harris and Sep Kamvar - http://www.wefeelfine.org/
Website and online application that tracks the feelings people are expressing on real-time social networks. The application can then filter these feelings by location, submitted images, age, gender and weather patterns.

Blast Theory - http://www.blasttheory.co.uk/bt/index.php
The website of interactive media group Blast Theory. Their project Uncle Roy All Around You fuses social gaming with the streets of an actual city by harnessing location aware technologies.

Proboscis - http://proboscis.org.uk/about/
An artist-led studio that has investigated community-based experiences to create location-based installations. Their project Sensory Threads makes use of electronic sensors to create shared soundscapes within the local environments.

MILK - http://milkproject.net/index.html
An art project that tracked the life cycle of milk from the udders of cows living on Latvian farms to the tables of Dutch consumers.

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