24 hours of London life
LDN24 is a public art installation for the Museum of London. It draws filmic impressions and the facts and figures of London life into a picture of 24 hours in the life of the city.
As a permanent installation in the newly renovated Galleries of Modern London, LDN24 brings the contemporary city into the Museum.
A creative collaboration of The Light Surgeons (Production) and FIELD (Data Visualisation).
Facts and Figures
Statistics and statements from the web and a huge database are printed along the LED screen by the second hand of a 24 hours clock. Weather, traffic and news updates, the Thames’ tides, Tube updates and recent fire incidents are pulled live from numerous RSS feeds, Twitter and news portals.
A custom software composes statistics, the film and a generative soundtrack into an immersive audiovisual narrative. Each iteration reveals new connections between film and data, and puts the figures into context with everyday live.