Art & Design, Code, Data Visualization

A meditation on the datafication of the sky.

In collaboration with The Institute for Infinitely Small Things

iSkyTV is a networked art project that detects the user’s location and animates the Google Street View sky above their heads.

The project is a reimagining of SkyTV, Yoko Ono’s famed video work from 1966. In SkyTV (1966), Ono brought the outside space inside the gallery. In contrast, iSkyTV brings the interior space of the database outside and invites viewers to reflect on a world in which our natural resources and landscapes have been digitized, databased, copyrighted and archived.

Lead Artists

Catherine D’Ignazio and Sophia Brueckner


  • “iSkyTV networked installation.” The MIT Media Lab & SXSW. Boston, MA, & Austin, TX, 2013.
  • “The New Art Fest ‘18: America Online—the media imperative & the net generation.” Museu Nacional De Arte Contemporânea. Lisbon, Portugal, 2018.


Turbulence Networked Art Commission





National Endowment for the Arts, commissioned by