Chris Jordan’s Mind Warping Statistics

Someone showed me this image the other day:

If you follow the link to the artist’s website, you can click on the image and it will zoom in, and in, and in to reveal that the pattern is made up of 1,000,000 names. The names are a representation of “organizations around the world that are devoted to peace, environmental stewardship, social justice, and the preservation of diverse and indigenous culture.”

You should also check out his other projects entitled “Running the Numbers“, where he represents statistics about US consumerism and waste, like the number of plastic bags used in the US every 5 seconds. Watch out though, you could spend a long time on his site…

Here’s a good example:

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