Dear Data

Dear Data Author Giorgia Lupi
ISBN-10 1616895322
ISBN-13 9781616895327
Year 2016-09-06
Pages 288
Language English
Publisher Princeton Architectural Press
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Equal parts mail art data visualization and affectionate correspondence Dear Data celebrates the infinitesimal incomplete imperfect yet exquisitely human details of life in the words of Maria Popova Brain Pickings who introduces this charming and graphically powerful book For one year Giorgia Lupi an Italian living in New York and Stefanie Posavec an American in London mapped the particulars of their daily lives as a series of hand drawn postcards they exchanged via mail weeklysmall portraits as full of emotion as they are data both mundane and magical Dear Data reproduces in pinpoint detail the full year s set of cards front and back providing a remarkable portrait of two artists connected by their attention to the details of their livesincluding complaints distractions phone addictions physical contact and desires These details illuminate the lives of two remarkable young women and also inspire us to map our own lives including specific suggestions on what data to draw and how A captivating and unique book for designers artists correspondents friends and lovers everywhere

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