An homage to Hans Rosling, who knew how to bring data to life and tell stories with it.
This «histomap», made in 1931, is taken from a page in an old book. It’s an amazingly intuitive way to view the flow of world history over the last 2,000 years. To read the small font, click the map (and then click again to enlarge) for a higher-res version.
Few people get to choose their citizenship, something that deeply influences our chances in life. This digital art project prompts reflection on identity and the (probably outdated?) concept of citizenship. «Algorithmic Citizenship is a new form of citizenship, one where your citizenship, and therefore both your allegiances and your rights, are constantly being questioned, calculated, and rewritten.» You are what you browse on the internet.