data sculpture

Submission Friday:

Sawyer Rose

Anna & Hillary
data visualization sculpture of women’s work hours
from The Carrying Stones Project
Felt, Aluminum, Silver Solder, Rope
10 x 4 x 6 feet

We’re saddened to share that artist François Morellet has passed away. His painting Random Distribution of 40,000 Squares Using the Odd and Even Numbers of a Telephone Directory is on view now as part of the exhibition From the Collection: 1960–1969.

After he divided the canvas into 40,000 squares, his wife or his sons read the numbers from the phone book out loud, while he moved across the canvas, marking a square for each even number and skipping a square for each odd one. He then colored the marked squares blue and the blank ones red. 

[Installation view of From the Collection: 1960–1969. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, March 26, 2016–March 12, 2017. © 2016 The Museum of Modern Art. Photo:  Martin Seck]

Wind data sculptures by @refikanadol

Steven Sebring and I shot the entire #StudyOfPose book on a circular rig of 100 cameras. This allowed us the raw data to create 3D sculptures of the poses like these two you see here and also an app that has all 1000 poses presented from all 100 angles. The iPad app which was just released, is all 100,000 images in one place and has literally never been done before. It’s available at the Apple App Store for 19.99, which means you’re getting 50 images per penny - a pretty good deal if you ask me. 😉