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Community Pulse

Community Pulse

How can art help us better understand our communities? Our interdisciplinary project aims to visually represent a specific community through survey data & data visualization. Using color, form, and movement, our final art piece will allow viewers to engage with their community through an emotionally moving and continually updating work of art. Community members will submit weekly surveys aimed at assessing mental health, food security, and more; data averages will then be translated into visual forms that integrate into the final art piece. By combining visual arts, color psychology, and computer science, we hope to help communities better understand how they are doing and be inspired to enact positive change.