Financial Times | 2017
The mosaic of Mark Zuckerberg is made up of around 1,000 photographs and was specially produced for the FT by London-based visual artist Helen Marshall of The People’s Picture.
The process by which collective images become a single image is described by Marshall as a “scientific experiment” but also an “intuitive process”.
After digitally hand-painting the base image – in this case of the Facebook founder – Marshall gathers more images, anywhere up to 20,000, which she whittles down and edits individually.
Read the article ‘Noah Harari challenges the future according to Facebook‘ by Yuval Noah Harari.
Can Facebook really create a global community? Historian Yuval Noah Harari disputes Mark Zuckerberg’s vision. (FT | March 25, 2017)