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Root & Branch
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In “Root & Branch,” an exhibition at the Princeton University Art Museum from July 14 – December 2, 2012, curator Joel Smith assembled a collection of artworks and objects... More > around the form of a tree. In its introduction, he describes the tree as a pervasive and fundamental metaphor—the road “branches,” one problem is “rooted” in another. But he also shows how the tree is a tool. The hierarchy, grouping and subdivision implicit in its form can be used as a structuring device for organizing complex information or giving static representation to a dynamic process. A tree’s structure implies this use: as Joel describes, its “splitting paths signify causes and effects, an event and its ramifications.”
Collaboratively produced by Diana Shi, Lily Healey, Devin Karbowicz, Erin Byrne and John O’Neill in VIS 415: Advanced Graphic Design at Princeton University in Fall 2012.< Less