data globes

During siggraph 2007, the only project that could attract our attention + made us spend more than an hour observing it was these globes. During exhibition, 20 (maybe more) of these globes were installed in a dark chamber and were illuminated from inside. Each globe, same size and shape, represented a type of data that belongs to the world (terrorism rates, number of tv’s, money transactions, oil sources, etc…). It looked very detailed and visually compelling. Love the work.

Now that I’m working on my thesis, I remembered this project and I think it’s a very good source of inspiration. It’s a pretty long lived project (from 1988 to 2005).

here is the link..


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