About Creative Data Practice

The goal of this project is to work with people to to help them uncover and collect data relevant to themselves and their communities.

This publication is currently funded by Canada's New Frontiers Research Fund for "Co-Design Exploration of Community Data though Place-Based Decision-Supporting Tools and Methods" (CDE). It was launched in November 2023, to explore fundamental methods for creating and designing with data.

The creation of this publication is one aspect of the CDE grant, here our other goals for this project:

Host Data Clinics and Workshops

We plan to host virtual and in-person events (Vancouver Island region of British Columbia Canada) check the events page to see upcoming events and how to attend.

Build Visualizations and Data Tools

View the residencies page to how you can get involved and make work with impact.

Address Accessibility, Transparency, Diversity, and Inclusivity

We believe in data empowerment for everyone and we're happy to hear from you via (?) to know how we can improve.


Co-Design Exploration of Community Data though Place-Based Decision-Supporting Tools and Methods

This grant project, which we call CDE for short, is awarded for 2023-2025.

The goal of this project is to work with people to to help them uncover and collect data relevant to themselves and their communities. Specifically we are focused on data that will inform policy to support and grow the creative economy in the region of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. We are interested, not only in the collection of data, but how data can be collected and presented through a process that empowers the individuals and communities that data represents.