Author Archives: Erica Lazrus

Erica Lazrus

16 May 2016

For my final project, I decided to continue on my Jewish time visualization. A main shortcoming of the previous version was that there was a disconnect between the circular timeline and the horizontal timeline and this, in combination with …

Erica Lazrus

16 May 2016

The goal I had for this project was to try to better understand the social structure of the subjects that Teenie Harris photographed by determining how many photos any pair of subjects appeared in together. I wrote a Python script …

Erica Lazrus

24 Mar 2016

I am working with the Teenie Harris archive database from the Carnegie Museum of Art. Here are some example images:
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I hope to use images in which people have been identified to create a social network of who may know …

Erica Lazrus

15 Mar 2016

Z’man Sheli is a visualization exploration of understanding world events through the lens of the Jewish concept of time. It features two linked timelines, one in the traditional linear sense with events plotted on a Gregorian calendar and the …

Erica Lazrus

16 Feb 2016

What I am interested in doing for my map/environment visualization is not so much the visualization of a place but rather the visualization of places in time. About a year ago, I came up with the idea of creating a …

Erica Lazrus

05 Feb 2016

Part I. Two Addons in OF

For this part of the assignment, I only had time to do the base requirements, i.e. getting two addons to compile in the same project (as you can see if my beautiful output screenshot …

Erica Lazrus

02 Feb 2016

I really liked Irene’s choice of using a word cloud to understand the most common words used when police become victims. It can be really hard to find a good use case for word clouds that one can actually learn …

Erica Lazrus

02 Feb 2016

I found Micah Scott’s Circle Forest to be a really interesting interactive exhibit, especially in the context of our drawing assignment. The “forest”  consists of a series of spinners, which each have their own personality and together control the color-mixing …

Erica Lazrus

17 Jan 2016

bklynr

It’s easy to find maps that are pretty, seductive, and (purportedly) explanatory. Find a map that interests you — and then find a problem with it. (Or at least, identify something about it that concerns you.) Write a Looking