Data Visualisations & Infographics

February 4, 2014 § Leave a comment

Katie Lewis

Conceptual artist Katie Lewis devises elaborate methods of recording data about herself, be it sensations felt by various body parts or other other aspects of life’s minutiae plotted over time using little more than pins, thread and pencil marked dates. The artworks themselves are abstracted from their actual purpose, and only the organic forms representing the accumulation data over time are left. She describes her process as being extremely rigid, involving the creation of strict rules on how data is collected, documented, and eventually transformed into these pseudo-scientific installations.

The work is often organized into grid-like charts and diagrams mimicking science and medicine’s representations of the body as a specimen, visualy displayed for the purpose of gaining knowledge. In this way I create distance from the information and objectify the experience, giving a false sense that the body is accessible and easily understood.

Katie Lewis string installation infographics body

201 days (next 3 pictures)

Katie Lewis string installation infographics body

Katie Lewis string installation infographics body

Intermittent Transmissions

Cary and Michael Huang – Scale of the Universe v.2

Click the image to see the scale of the Universe!

Viz World – How Long Do Animals Live?

 Dennis Hlynsky – data in data out
https://vimeo.com/32363204

Hafsteinn Juliusson, Rui Pereira and Joana Pais – Wheel of Nutrition

Wheel of Nutrition

Wheel of Nutrition

Wheel of Nutrition

Studio Mot –  Music visualised: The Four Seasons Visualized, L’Aurore Sonata No.5 and others

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