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 ; and number of internet users created with the handmade visualization toolkit by Jose Duarte.
Partially Derivative, A Podcast About the Data of Everything, Episode 31: The Data of Art
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.