and their tactics. The article argues that data activism supports the
emergence of novel epistemic cultures within the realm of civilsociety,
making sense of data as a way of knowing the world and turning it
into a point of intervention and generation of data countercultures.
It offers the notion of data activism as a heuristic tool for the study of
new forms of political participation and civil engagement in the age
of datafication, and explores data activism as an evolving theoretical
construct susceptible to contestation and revision