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Nathalie Emiebach

Visualizing meteorological, astronomical and other data with woven reed sculptures


While artist
Nathalie Emiebach’s
sculptures look like
Sarah Sze
got ahold of some tinker-toys, the conceptual underpinnings are far more complex. Drawing on data sets—like the distance between sun and earth or moon phases—that she collects herself, Emiebach uses the information to dictate the dimensions, shapes and position of her reed weavings.


Colorful sticks and constellations of beads represent other bits of data, like less easily quantifiable observations, such as the smell of the air.

via Information Aesthetics