loren madsen / media

I've been getting some attention in the data-verse. For info on my data art practice, check these...

A Psychophysical Investigation of Size as a Physical Variable

Fig. 2. Three examples of the use of spheres to represent quantitative information: worry (prayer) beads showing deaths through terrorist attacks (photo courtesy Loren Madsen); a physicalization of the location and magnitudes of earth quakes created as a school project [37]; and number of internet users created with the handmade visualization toolkit by Jose Duarte.

Data Pysicalization Wiki

Physical representations of data have existed for thousands of years. Now, with advances in digital fabrication, actuated tangible interfaces, and shape-changing displays, a new area of research is emerging: data physicalization.

The Long Scroll is now at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art. Here is a short article.