Art Exhibition in NYC Relies on Geographic Information Systems

Posted on July 9th, 2009 by

Damon Rich, an artist/urban designer has created an exhibit on the foreclosure crisis for the Queens Museum in New York City. He used a geographic information system to compute the foreclosure rate block by block for the entire region. Then, he used an old 9,000 square foot model of the city and placed plastic symbols on each block hit by the crisis. Geography and GIS are always finding their way into the news. Read more at: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/08/arts/design/08panorama.html

 

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