2018 AMI Online Salon

A landscape of disgust

Project Details

  • Artist(s):  Alice Kitterman
  • Contributors: Sara Weinstein, Hillary Young, Julia Buck, Julia Fahrenkamp-Uppenbrink; Washington, DC, District of Columbia
  • Client: Science
  • Copyright: © 2018 Science
  • Medium / software used: Blender v. 2.78; Adobe Illustrator CC
  • Final presentation format: Print
  • Primary audience: Scientists, AAAS members, science enthusiasts

Project Description

 This graphic demonstrates how animals ‘map’ their environment to avoid areas where infection by parasites or pathogens is more likely to occur, in a similar way they do to avoid predator domains. On occasion, this ‘disgust’ map logically overlaps with the ‘fear’ map.