List of Physical Visualizations
and Related Artifacts
With tag “deaths”

1973 – Mazamet Ville Morte

In 1973, the French town of Mazamet had a population that closely matched the nationwide number of motor vehicule deaths across the previous year. A TV reporter decided to show all inhabitants lying on the floor to symbolize these deaths. Source: Marieaunet (2010) 1973 Mazamet ville morte.  

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2019 – New Worry Beads: Deaths from Terrorism

   Worry Beads, one for every year from 1945 (closest in the pic), are scaled at one cc per human life. The volume of each is set by the number of terrorist-caused deaths for that year globally. The whole thing is about 40′ long, the largest bead (2014) is 19″ dia. There’s other material which hopefully makes clear that the #1 American fear, terrorist attack, […]

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