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Chalk Prototype

I did some chalk prototyping on my idea, which was really valuable in terms of user’s feelings and how they are interested in interacting with the project. This documentation is from midnight in Washington Heights (murder central). I found my subjects were (oddly) not as comfortable imitating the dead as I am. One subject had …

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Thoughts and Precedents Expounded

Alright, I’m ready to talk about this. As discussed, I want to work with human conductivity and explore the idea of chalk outlines of murder victims. There are two ways we can go at this point: (1) a “chalk outline” that would light up when a human’s hands complete the circuit or (2) a projection …

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Precedents for Murder (NYC)

#1 – New York Times Murder Map New York Times map of murders in NYC for 2003-2011 #2 – NYC Ghosts and Murders Walking Tours Walking tours of NYC neighborhoods focusing on historical murders in the area. #3 – Colonial and Civil War era history in Fredericksburg, VA QR codes posted on historically significant buildings that …

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murderNYC – Mashups

murderNYC: new yorkers would kill for your apartment The digital to digital mashup features homicide data for NYC overlaid on a map of the five boroughs. The first screen shows a visual representation of murder rates in New York over the last ten years. (We’re declining!) The gradients are relatively accurate, but definitely not mathematically …

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