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10012009 Engrained Research

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10012009 Engrained Research

  1. 1. Engrained Research
  2. 2. Concept <ul><ul><li>Using art to create awareness for your environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  User generated art feels more personal and people are more likely to develop a stronger connection to art knowing they've had a hand in creating it. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a data visualization using tree rings to visualize carbon dioxide levels for the past 70yrs and 10 yrs into the future.  </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Tree Species <ul><ul><li>Select species of wood that is most abundant in a particular region (redwood - California, eucalyptus - Australia) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The most abundant type of tree </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The specie of tree used to make paper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>softwoods / spruce, fir, pine, hemlock </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>hardwoods / eucalyptus, aspen </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>tree that sequesters the most amount of co2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>dependent on location </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>general rule of thumb </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>larger the tree, more co2 is soaks up </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>hardwoods over conifers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2002 NYC survey chose Yellow Poplar </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Next Prototype / User participation <ul><ul><li>(Variant 1) Ask participant for their age </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>using pre made tree ring woodblock, I would stamp out their age on fine art paper </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Edition the prints (limited number) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Variant 2) Ask participant for their age </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>using pre made tree ring woodblock, I would instruct the participant on how to ink and print their own age on fine art paper </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Edition the prints (limited number) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Variant 3) Ask participant for their age </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>give them a premade editioned print based on their age </li></ul></ul></ul>

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