Laurie Frick: data art

sleep | quantified-self | time

“Reorganized Time Slices” 16 x 20 in
“Reorganized Time Slices” 16 x 20 in

Cut paper, watercolor, ink on cradled hardpanel. Based on a month of daily activities reorganized by type (sleep, eating, online, etc). 2011

“Pokey Red”, 12 in x 12 in
“Pokey Red”, 12 in x 12 in

Cut paper, watercolor and ink. Based on a month of sleep data, with the light sleep (aka trash sleep) periods folded up out of the way, and only deep, REM and awake periods remain. 2011

A bullet is like a meteor, 2011
A bullet is like a meteor, 2011

Ink and watercolor cut and repasted, 10.75 in x 10.5 in

The news marches on, 2011
The news marches on, 2011

Ink and watercolor cut and repasted, 12.75 in x 12 in

Inbetween sleep, 2011
Inbetween sleep, 2011

Ink and watercolor, 12.5 in x 12.5 in

Deep sleep and wide awake, 2011
Deep sleep and wide awake, 2011

Ink and watercolor, 12.75 in x 10 in

Deep, Awake, Dreaming 67-66, 2011
Deep, Awake, Dreaming 67-66, 2011

Ink and watercolor, 12.75 in x 10 in

Busy sleeping, 2011
Busy sleeping, 2011

Ink and watercolor

Daily activities December 22, Januar
Daily activities December 22, Januar

Ink and watercolor, 12.5 in x 12.75 in

Daily activities September 11-Octobe
Daily activities September 11-Octobe

Ink and watercolor, 11.25 in x 10.5 in

Orange sleep, 2011
Orange sleep, 2011

Ink and watercolor, 12 in x 13.25 in

33 Nights, 2011
33 Nights, 2011

Ink and watercolor, 12.5 in x 12.5 in

Ink and watercolor drawings, some are cut and rearranged.  These are worked from daily activity charts, nightly sleep data and from the bumpy wood pieces themselves.  The drawings are a way to take the proportions of time in waking and sleeping and make the pattern more directly apparent.