These 3D Maps Project What A Flooded Earth Looks Like After Global Warming

These 3D Maps Project What A Flooded Earth Looks Like After Global Warming

A group of artists created the series to reflect on the human tendency to map our earth

Eva Recinos
  • 18 may 2016

With technology like Google Earth, we get to explore what our planet looks like in a way that humans have imagined for centuries. Terra Forming: Engineering the Sublime explores the ways in which humans have mapped the many facets of the planet. Factum Arte, self-described as a “team of artists, technicians and conservators dedicated to digital mediation,” has created a series of projections exploring this topic. As the group explains on its website, the series is meant as a look at how we view the world as both “a subject and an object” by using “high-resolution topographic and bathymetric data” in a visually compelling way:

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