by Jonathan Ravasz
Visualising my personal routes, Mar 24−25, 2015.
GPS tracking technology in phones is constantly trasmitting the current geolocation of the device/user. Even though this data is very personal, it is stored on remote servers. Ones location is not a private information any more. The user is unwittingly leaving footprints that can not be erased.
The visualisation captures 36 hours of GPS data from my phone. Separating a segment of location data from the constant tracking and translating it into an object, gives back it’s intimacy. The routes were engraved in aluminium with a CNC laser cutter, making them hard to erase.