In the new digital era, where information is so easily accessible and where you can travel the world in just a few clicks of a button, it’s very easy to lose sight as to the true scale of the world we live in. Each day, the web brings us all closer together, making the world seem just that little bit smaller – everything is within touching distance.
Digital artist Jenny Odell takes that theory one step further by scouring Google Maps looking for large-scale everyday man-made elements & objects and then reduces them down into innovative & compelling mosaics. They might look like beautiful pieces of art (which they are) but look a little closer and you’ll see it’s made up from football stadiums, swimming pools and even nuclear power plants!
Who would have thought it was possible to have 125 real-life swimming pools on your wall?