Carren Jao
Freelance writer
Carren Jao is an art, architecture and design writer, whose work has been published in The New York Times Magazine, the Los Angeles Times and Discover magazine, among others. She lives in Los Angeles and Manila.

Written by Carren Jao

A fountain on a timer drops a shower of water droplets every few minutes in Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia. Photo by Trent Parke/Magnum

Essay/
Information and communication
Sonifying the world

When Chris Chafe translates data into music, listeners sway to the beat of seizing brains, economic swings and smog

Carren Jao