Data Painting – The Past in Realtime

Combining traditional painting with data visualization. Based on timesheets of our company ambuzzador the painting shows which work was done in the past years for each minute of the day.

After the infamous projection prototype, my first work is finished: the past in realtime. It displays our team’s diverging efforts for each minute of the day on a painted canvas. Based on the data of 51.000 time entries of ambuzzador‘s past, the painting explains the distribution of our working time for six categories: project management, meetings, conceptual design, consulting, editorial services and content creation. For each minute, six color tones are projected on variably sized, painted areas. For instance, the amount of the screen the blue color fills is the proportion of the work spent on meetings at that time. In short: A pie chart without a pie.

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