ars semantica

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a matter of visual resolution and data
Are categories really homogeneous and/or well defined?
Let's think about we assume Montreal City language is French and Toronto City language is English. As we can see in the following visuaization.


Look at the following image: What if we go deeper in Montreal city and look for spoken languages in fact?



Language Homogeneity disappears. Borders are not clear anymore.
Visual strategies and data can change our perception of the categories and then, our world view.

some other inspirational visualizations below:



New York city languagges:


Asian languages below:
Take a look the relationship between spoken languages and geographical borders.
Borders are blurred in those zones; as usual in many places like that.
Many people (artists -scientists- designers – etc.) speak languages in different disciplines blurring the border with many and particular strategies.