IATA explores data visualization on a physical, human scale. With the help of a local API, flight data departing from and arriving to Berlin is translated to an array of fans, revealing the paths of planes far overhead.
The world is full of “big data” (digital and analog, programmed and unplanned), much of which goes unnoticed or undocumented. What aspects of our information age are valuable in our everyday, to anyone, in real-time?
Project page: http://aureliafriedland.com/PHYSICAL-DATA-VIS-IATA