Aaron Koblin, Department of Design | Media Arts, School of the Arts and Architecture at University of California, Los Angeles. Flight Patterns. 2005
Medium
Video (color)
Duration
Duration: 55 sec.
Credit
Gift of the designer
Object number
SC529.2008.1-2
Department
Architecture and Design
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Celestial mechanics visualizes the myriad objects—satellites, aircraft, balloons—hovering around Earth at any given time. “Aircraft data collected by the Federal Aviation Administration was parsed and plotted to create animations of North American travel paths,” Koblin has explained. Flight Patterns is a “flat” corollary to an installation combining science, statistics, and art designed to be shown in a planetarium.

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