What Is This? (Spoiler: A Complex List)S

I won't even tease you. There's no way you'll figure out what the heck this thing is. A 24x24 (foot) series of aluminum panels was etched with this design, hiding 130,000 names.

These names, duplicated to make 1,000,000 total entries in the text-based pattern, are of the 130,000 organizations around the world that promote topics like peace and environmental conservation. Zoom in, and you can see the complex web become a simple relationship of text:

What Is This? (Spoiler: A Complex List)S

What Is This? (Spoiler: A Complex List)S

What Is This? (Spoiler: A Complex List)S


But the snapshots don't do the effect justice. Go to this link to zoom in full, smooth motion: [chris jordan via infosthetics]