Visualizing meteorological, astronomical and other data with woven reed sculptures by Nathalie Emiebach

While artist Nathalie Emiebach's sculptures look like Sarah Sze got ahold of some tinker-toys, the conceptual underpinnings are far more complex. Drawing on data sets—like the distance between sun and earth or moon phases—that she collects herself, Emiebach uses the information to dictate the dimensions, shapes and position of her reed weavings.

Colorful sticks and constellations of beads represent other bits of data, like less easily quantifiable observations, such as the smell of the air.

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