Text Trends deals with the spectacularization of information. Using Google data it explores the vast search data of its users. The animation takes the content generated by search queries and reduces this process to its essential elements: search terms vs. frequency searched for over time, presented in the form of a line graph.
Series of 4 limited edition printed newspapers (50 per issue).
Data as Culture 2012
July 2012 - March 2013 at the Open Data Institute
Martin John Callanan is an artist researching an individual’s place within systems. www.greyisgood.eu