Artist Uses Google Maps To Illustrate Human’s Impact On The Planet [Pics]

Artist Uses Google Maps To Illustrate Human’s Impact On The Planet [Pics]
Innovation

Photographic artist David Thomas Smith's latest work examines how our actions have changed our environment.

Daniela Walker
  • 10 april 2013

When you look at David Thomas Smith’s series of photographs, Anthropocene, it is not entirely clear what you are looking at. The images look like digitally rendered Persian rugs, but it is only when you step closer that you realize that the pattern is made up from thousands and thousands of aerial images of the planet Earth.

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