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

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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