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Think about the idea of abstraction in art in relation to data 'abstracted' and presented in the form of a visualization.

'Piet Mondrian's' Broadway Boogie Woogie http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broadway_Boogie-Woogie


'Otto Neurath' - the father of infographics http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/neurath/visual-education.html


'Excellent books on data visualization:'

* Edward Tufte - The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

Here's a Tufte video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdSZJzb-aX8&list=PLmOw5ooQkcUNv1yvHRLoMFAoMMeeb_NyY

* William S. Cleveland - The Elements of Graphing Data, Visualizing Data

* Leland Wilkinson - The Grammar of Graphics http://www.cs.uic.edu/~wilkinson/ a kind of systematic dictionary, with grammatical rules for data and graphics.


* Some 'artists/designers' working in the field:

'Mark Lombardi's' drawings are meticulous, researched, visualized relations. Here Ben Fry talks about his work: http://benfry.com/exd09/

* 'Martin Wattenberg' brought data visualization to the stock market and at the same time made interesting artworks in the late 1990's:

http://www.bewitched.com/marketmap.html

http://www.bewitched.com/namevoyager.html

http://www.bewitched.com/art.html

* 'Aaron Koblin', one of the more recent pioneers of the discipline. Technology leader of Google's Creative Labs in San Francisco, he spearheaded the search giant's Chrome Experiments series http://Aaronkoblin.com

* 'Jer Thorp' worked with the New York Times http://blprnt.com and now has his own company with Ben Rubin and Mark Hansen, a journalist and artist respectively: The Office for Creative Research http://o-c-r.org/abstract/

* 'Ben Fry' developer of processing http://benfry.com Fry co-created Processing with Casey Reas, an open-source programming language used by many of the designers. Fry also runs Phyllotaxis Lab, a data visualization studio connected to Seed Media Group.

* 'Jonathan Harris' an artist and interactive designer http://www.number27.org/ Jonathan Harris and Sep Kamvar 'I feel fine' - A classic Processing 1.0 [http://processing.org/exhibition/] visualization using social media sites to provide info on how the world is feeling: http://www.wefeelfine.org/ 'Inuit whale hunt' in 3,214 images, arranged in 20-minute segments. Harris uses elements of computer science, anthropology, visual art, and storytelling to create systems that explore and explain the human world: http://thewhalehunt.org/

Harris


* 'Eddie Elliott's video streamer' early 1990's intereactive, searchable visual representation of video archives. His product was never commercialized. MIT Master's thesis work.

http://www.lightmoves.net/videostreamer/index.html

http://ic.media.mit.edu/icSite/icpeople/EddieElliott.html

* 'Googles open source tools for data visualization with examples: http://www.google.com/publicdata/directory * Nice lists of 'recent visualization works': http://flowingdata.com/2011/12/21/the-best-data-visualization-projects-of-2011/ http://mashable.com/2012/10/04/data-visualization/ http://mashable.com/2013/03/05/data-visualization-projects/ * 'Visualizing Cultures project at MIT, an Open Course class' available online for free http://ocw.mit.edu/ans7870/21f/21f.027/home/vc01_about.html —- * 'Good works:' * 'Brendan Dawes Cinema Redux' - uses 'Processing 1.0' to visualize each second in a film in a single image: http://brendandawes.com/projects/cinemaredux * 'Alison's Unreal Art' - Game bots play Unreal tournament and make drawings based on game activity. Data translation of game activity to portraits: http://alison.organised.info/unrealart/processing/ * 'Science on a Sphere - NASAs visualization's of the planet: http://sos.noaa.gov/What_is_SOS/index.html

* 'Chris Jordan's Running the Numbers'. art visulaizations of objects quantified http://www.chrisjordan.com/gallery/rtn/

* collaboration between dance company 'Pilobolus and Google' - word vizualized by dancers using extended browser possibilities. http://www.allisnotlo.st/index_en.html

* 'Japan Quake Map' Visualization using size, color, numbers to represent earthquake activity on a map. http://www.japanquakemap.com/

nuclear tests 1945-98 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9lquok4Pdk


* 'Michal Mocnak's suggestions' for interesting data visualization frameworks using java: http://arborjs.org/

http://d3js.org/

http://philogb.github.com/jit/demos.html

http://sigmajs.org/

http://raphaeljs.com


'Videos about data-visualization' (list) * 'David McCandless' Ted' talk on visualization: http://www.ted.com/talks/david_mccandless_the_beauty_of_data_visualization.html YT mirror: http://youtu.be/5Zg-C8AAIGg

* 'The Art of Data Visualization' | Off Book | PBS http://youtu.be/AdSZJzb-aX8 Featuring: Edward Tufte, Yale University / Julie Steele, O'Reilly Media / Josh Smith, Hyperakt / Jer Thorp, Office for Creative Research /

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