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U.S. immigration by origin at birth, 1830-2015

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270 EUR

U.S. immigration by origin at birth, 1830-2015

Single piece Signed Dated Titled






Drawings & Works on Paper , Design


50 x 50 cm
19.69 x 20 in


270,00 €

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  • About the work

Nature has its own ways of organizing information: organisms grow and register information from the environment. This is particularly notable in trees, which, through their rings, tell the story of their growth. Drawing on this phenomenon as a visual metaphor, the United States can be envisioned as a tree, with shapes and growing patterns influenced by immigration. The nation, the tree, is hundreds of years old, and its cells are made out of immigrants. As time passes, the cells are deposited in decennial rings that capture waves of immigration.

About the Artist

Boston, United States

Pedro Cruz explores new metaphoric and figurative ways to visualize information.
His work was featured in several exhibitions around the world such as London Design Biennale, Ibero-American Biennale of Design, CES, MoMA’s Talk to Me, and SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival as well as in magazines such as Fast Company (Co.Design & Co.Create) and Wired (US & UK), and in specialized books.

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About the Gallery


Turin, Via Mazzini 33

Wild Mazzini is an art gallery in Turin founded by Clement Adami, Federica Biasio and Davide Fuschi in 2018, with the aim of promoting artists who use information design languages and techniques to create pieces that generate a synthesis between complexity and creativity. The gallery collaborates with both emerging and well known artists, respecting their a...

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