2018 | Google
Data Art, Augmented Reality Experience, and Public Data
Our second collaboration with Google News Initiative was in response to a growing sense of malaise that gripped much of the world by 2018. With every notification seeming to bear worse news than the last, it was easy to lose sight of the positive progress that connectivity was enabling. We set out to solve a riddle: How could we leverage data to combat information fatigue?
By manipulating virtual rocks and looking at others' Hope Sculptures, users can see how their values stack up to the rest of the world. Are other people searching for the same ideas or different ones? How much hope is there for the movements that matter to me?