Visualizing the major causes of death in the 20th Century.

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Originally a 6m x 2m commission by the Wellcome Collection as a companion piece to the London exhibition: ‘Death: A Self-Portrait – The Richard Harris Collection’ (Nov 2012).

Some inevitable double-counting, broad estimations and ball-park figures.


concept & design & research: David McCandless
lead researcher: Miriam Quick
additional research: Ella Hollowood, Dan Hampson, Pearl Doughty-White, Andrew Key
additional design: Tatjana Dubovina, Piero Zagami, Paulo Estriga
regression algorithm: Laurin James


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