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These Are the Shapes of an Inhabited Earth

Conner Griffith combined images from Google Earth, Wikipedia, the Rhode Island School of Design’s Picture and Materials collections, and his own photography to create “Ripple,” a concise, top-down overview of the shapes we use to organize the world.


Griffith, a senior at RISD, calls the film “an advertisement for planet Earth,” and “an exploration of the grown and the manufactured through their recurring motifs”:


[Conner Griffith via The Atlantic]

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