Hadi Mehrpouya is a PhD candidate and digital artist based at Edinburgh College of Art. He's currently researching the relationship between individuals and the financial sector (banks, insurance, pensions and individual investments) and their social/evironmental damage. His wider academic research interests are around ideas of the Network Society, affective networks and technology. Hadi’s collaborative works has been exhibited in the Edinburgh's International festival (Glitch'd, Thinking Machine), Edinburgh Science Festival (Learning Energy Systems) and V&A Digital Futures meets Eva London. Hadi's collaborative data visualisation of British Library Reading Rooms was awarded the 'Best Demo of the Year 2013' at EVA Conference, London.