Mapping Light: Data Impressionism

Richardson, Andrew (2019) Mapping Light: Data Impressionism. In: Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA2019): 22-28 June 2019, Gwangju, Korea. ISEA International, Gwangju, Korea, pp. 531-534. ISBN 9791187275060

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Abstract

Using a practical investigation as a sample case study, this paper outlines an initial investigation into the visualization of people’s experiences within a city space. Highlighting the shortcomings of conventional data visualization approaches, it presents an argument for the use of light as a useful metaphor for mapping and connecting emotion with place. Inspired by the impressionistic painters, and their use of light as a means to capture the sense or mood of a scene, the project advocates light as a possible way to develop a kind of ‘data impressionistic’ approach for visualizing the data-informed mood of a location. The paper outlines the on-going practical project work and prototypes, and looks forward to future opportunities and project developments during the next phases of work.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Data, Visualization, Light, Location, Graphics
Subjects: W200 Design studies
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Design
Depositing User: Elena Carlaw
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2019 10:37
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2019 10:45
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/41614

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