List of Physical Visualizations
and Related Artifacts

2015 – Participatory Representation of Happiness

This 2015 physicalization was part of designer Stefan Sagmeister's exhibit on happiness. It contains a participatory representation of exhibition viewer's happiness, remiscent of Hans Haacke's MOMA poll (1970) and Lucy Kimball's participatory chart (2006). The units which make up the representation are gumballs, like Jennifer Payne's participatory representation (2014).


  1. Stefan Sagmeister (2015) The Happy Show
  2. Myles Constable (2015) The Happy Show asked "How Happy Are You? The results are in...

Added by: Jennifer Payne. Category: Passive physical visualization  Tags: participatory