"Visualize the Return on Education" - Competition Brief - Visualizing.org
"One critical topic included in the OECD’s data is the economic return on education, both for the individual and the society at large. How much does it cost a country to educate a citizen with a higher degree? What are the various returns on that investment? The OECD has developed a sophisticated set of indicators for measuring these costs and returns, refined and updated in the just-released Education at a Glance 2012 report. Broken down by gender, public/private value, and secondary/tertiary education level, and including all 34 OECD countries, this data set offers a comprehensive view of the economic return on education."
"Your challenge is to visualize the economic costs and returns on education. Your design should encourage comparison across the countries, and should reveal the individual statistics that go into these indicators. Additional education or economic data from the Education at a Glance or other OECD publications may also be included."
New A0 Apparition Print (Isometric Drawing- Illustrator)
This print is designed to explain the construction of 'Apparition' a kinetic art Installation (see below.) The print shows all 359 custom manufactured acrylic parts. The print allows an indepth look at the projects construction through using a combination of Isometric drawing techniques and transparencies.
(Revealing: Servo Mounts, Clips, Gears, Supports, etc).
Apparition (Kinetic New Media Installation)
Apparition is a kinetic new media installation designed to exploit the fictitious and deceptive nature of video as a medium. The piece was produced as my final major project while at the University for the Creative Arts.
The kinetic art installation uses 30 servos, each of which moves to it’s own ‘random’ function, set in Arduino. This means it is extremely unlikely that the movement would repeat the same pattern .
The surfaces movement is used to distort a digital projection. (see video)
Mars Incorporated - Animation and Interactive Stills (Signal Noise)
"Design and develop engaging interactive infographics and data visualisations for Mars Incorporated, both for the 2011 CSR report and for external amplification"
My responsibilities included:
- Reading and restructuring raw data to form a number of coherent narratives.
- Generating ideas and methods in which to show the data provided.
- Working with the team to develop static charts and diagrams.
- Developing a visual style for the projects multiple outcomes.
- Developing and producing four client ready storyboards.
- Creating animation elements and vector graphics.
- Later working as one of two animators set on producing four client ready animations.
Interactive Infographics Stills
D&AD Brief 2012 (HP Workstations)
A response to the HP Workstation Brief as part of the D&AD Student Awards 2012.
I colaborated with Chris Brown (iamchrisbrown.com) and Jamie Hoy (jamiehoy.com) to produce a motion piece revolving around the idea of creativity and collaboration. This was portrayed through a visual metaphor.
Climb Unknown (Bouldering Film/ Short)
Split Screen/ Motion Graphics Work - A piece produced with Climber/ Boulderer - Matthew Burney. Location: Stoney Middleton, Peak District, Derbyshire.
DAAD Brief 2011 (Germany 2051)
Olympic Information Graphic - Book & Poster
Olympic Info-graphic book on Issuu.
This book is designed to be viewed along side a poster. (See book for detail)
Project Development & Thumbnails
Dead Sleep (Short Film)
A piece designed to be part of a video installation. The installation inspired by the work of Janet Cardiff', namely 'The Killing Machine'. The scene portrayed in this film, is a perception of a chapter in the book 'Dead Sleep' by Greg Iles. With much of my inspiration coming from 'A Clock Work Orange', Doug Foster's 'In the Naughty Chair' (exhibition), 'Pans Labyrinth' and the title sequence from the television series 'Dexter'.
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