Hi vis! I am sharing a personal project I’ve worked on that was really heartfelt: medium.com/@giorgialupi/bruise
I called it The Data We Don’t See. You can read all about it at the link. I am not sharing it for publicity, I am really interested in what you guys think about experimentations like this, be candid. :)

@giorgialupi Hello Giorgia - nice to see you here! Thank you for sharing. I find your output amazing, but I'm even more fascinated by your process, how you carve a path in this field with your pen, imagination, empathy and will.

This work reminded me of Neil Halloran's efforts to connect emotion to data, but on a large scale. I hope he saw it.


I was drawn to your concept because I also wonder how we can feel and communicate real empathy. It's only once I experienced a specific hardship that I understood what some people around me went through. Why did it take this? If I'm honest, even if I have kids, I know I couldn't really feel Kaki's emotions because they've never been this sick. Yet, it's worth trying new ways because empathy is so important (and in short supply sometimes).

@giorgialupi The grouping of days by blood test is a typical Giorgia insight. Well done. It would never have occurred to me. The whole design is very you, whimsical yet disciplined, with a beautiful final result. The representation of the palette count seems counter-intuitive: they look like an illness but we want more of it. Is that on purpose? Maybe yes, because it's about blood. I really like the notes from Kaki, like thoughts in a storm.

@giorgialupi It's nice how the data collection was soothing to Kaki. It's enough to make it worth it. I wonder how the piece will live in time - it's not easy to relive such memories.

Again, thanks for sharing and for being such an inspiration for our field.

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