The votes have been counted and Scotland has rejected independence by 55% to 45%. But while the vote required a simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer to the question of whether Scotland should be an independent country, the different issues involved and the ramifications of the result of this month's Scottish independence referendum are many and complex. Which explains why the referendum's Wikipedia entry is so enormous. Scotsman Graeme Lyon's web visualization, however, simplifies things enormously, mapping, as it does, yes or no leanings, different issues and even levels of hope and fear as expr... →
Artists Chris Klapper and Patrick Gallagher celebrated a three month trek across Spain by creating a visualization of the journey as a temporary art installation. The resulting circular "mandala", entitled 2751 Kilometres / 2621 Grams, was informed by data recorded during the duo's travels and features geographical coordinates and sequences of binary code. It was created over a period of 30 days using granite and marble which wasn't sculpted so much as grated, using bespoke copper tools.
Here's a short video about the project:
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