“Field of Leaves: An Interactive Installation Sprouting Leaves Out of Public Money” by Silva, Lopes, Martins and Machado

  • ©Pedro Silva, Daniel Simões Lopes, Pedro Martins, and Penousal Machado



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    Field of Leaves: An Interactive Installation Sprouting Leaves Out of Public Money



    Field of Leaves is an interactive installation that depicts public contracts held in Portugal and their distribution over its five regions and two autonomous regions. The installation presents information about the public contracts available at the online portal of public procurements called Portal Basegov. The installation attempts to advocate the importance and advantages of aesthetics in first-time audience engagement, and how user interaction and hedonic qualities can heighten the user’s curiosity and promote more lasting explorations with a visualization.


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