Dong Yoon Park! http://www.cre8ive.kr!Major: MFA Design and Technology! Look To The Sky! 2011.5!DESMA 9 - Art Science & Technology - Prof.Victoria Vesna
ABSTRACT!LookToTheSky is a project initiated from myinterests in data visualization, mobile service andcolor. As a designer and developer who is alwaysworking with computer, it is important to take abreak and focus your eyes on a long distance. !However, if you are living in the city it is difﬁcult tosee the sky, especially in this skyscrapers ofManhattan. Additionally, with increasing airpollutions it is becoming more difﬁcult to see clearblue sky.!
ABSTRACT!LookToTheSky promotes people taking a shortbreak in busy daily life by looking up the sky andreminds people to appreciate our environment andnature. !It leverages mobile devices camera and GPSlocation information to share color of the sky aroundthe world. People can see the diverse colorspectrum of the sky throughout the world. !
CONCEPT!Have you ever imagined the color spectrum of the sky?!Letʼs look at the sky at least once a day!!Share current color of the sky with the people around the world.!Visualize the color in various andintriguing methods.!
PRECEDENTS : Sky, Weather!Atmospherics/Weather Works by Andrea Polli!
Intention!- Remind people that we are part of larger ecological system !- Improving peopleʼs mental health! Future Expansion!- Integration with Weather APIs!- Visualizing the relationship with other environmental data!- Exploration of visualization methods including 3D earth mapping!- Dynamic scaling, animation!