Just to keep the suspense up a little longer I’m not going to show you the finished exhibition space until the opening, but here are a few photographs of the install for you to catch a glimpse. For those who can’t attend the exhibition I will be posting a 360 degrees interactive image (like the kind of thing you would see on Google Street View) for your enjoyment, particularly for the volunteers who made this all possible.
Here’s a basic mock up of the exhibition space for the project, a little sneak peak for you! As you can see, there are a couple of prints of the Nao Victoria on the wall, the computer for viewing the website for full information on the project, as well as a wall mural showing the original path of the Nao Victoria, the route by commercial flight, and the flow of Internet data (the results of our exciting experiment, thanks to the global volunteers).
Of course there will be one or two more surprises for the actual exhibition, so if you’re in Edinburgh between the 11th – 19th of June do come along to the degree show at Edinburgh College of Art, where you can see this year’s recent graduates. I’ll be there to answer all your questions, and of course the prints are also for sale. I’m sharing an exhibition space with a talented artist and close friend of mine, Carrie Duce, in room E7. We’d be delighted to see you there.
reMap is a Bestario project based upon visualcomplexity.com. It shows an enormous collection of visualisation projects based upon complex systems. Visualisations have been created by a combination of all kinds of people, such as artists, scientists, humanists, educators and so on. At first the site is mind boggling with so many different projects and possibilities, but if you have a little while to take your time over it it’s certainly a rewarding perusal. Click here to take a look.
Data Flow Landscapes [4mins09]
Having received the trace route data from my volunteers from various locations around the world, it was possible to plot this data on a map to discover the route that Internet data would take to circumnavigate the globe in the wake of the Nao Victoria. Yet when looking at a map I find that it is easy to forget the scale of the world, and also to relate pin points to real locations.
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