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American Varietal

Posted by admin on May 21, 2008

Jason Salavon crunched mountains of US Census data with code written in C and fed it all into Maya to craft sinuous ribbons representing the population of every US county over the course of more than 200 years.

“There are narratives in this data”, he says. “There are millions of stories about individuals and their travels across the country over time. I wanted to translate those into pure abstraction.”

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