Rickie van Berkum’s Handknitted Data Visualizations Combine Science and a Lifetime of Fiber Art

Rickie van Berkum’s Handknitted Data Visualizations Combine Science and a Lifetime of Fiber Art

Working at the intersection of data science and folk art, Rickie van Berkum uses knitting to explore the importance of using scientific research in decision-making. Click on the images below to learn more about the pieces, some of which are for sale.

 

Rickie van Berkum's Handknitted Data Visualizations Combine Science and a Lifetime of Fiber Art

Temperatures Rising
Original Hand-dyed and hand-knit piece, merino wool, by Rickie van Berkum, April 2019, 26” x 9.5

Rickie van Berkum's Handknitted Data Visualizations Combine Science and a Lifetime of Fiber Art

Carbon Dioxide Levels – 800,000 Years 2
Original Hand-dyed and hand-knit piece, merino wool and silk, by Rickie van Berkum, May 2019. 15” x 8.5”

Rickie van Berkum's Handknitted Data Visualizations Combine Science and a Lifetime of Fiber Art

Women in Corporate America 2
Original Hand-dyed and Hand-knit piece, merino wool and silk, by Rickie van Berkum, April 2019, 9.5” x 7.5”

Rickie van Berkum's Handknitted Data Visualizations Combine Science and a Lifetime of Fiber Art

Unintended Consequences 4
Original Hand-dyed and hand-knit shawl, merino wool and silk, by Rickie van Berkum, February 2019, 8” x 46”

 

Learn more at Rickie’s site, and follow her adventures on Facebook.

Read more, “Knitting Together the Data: Interview With Fibre Artist Rickie van Berkum,” by Alice Fleerackers.





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