Team: Visakh Menon, Jake Price. Bios and Q&A »
About the Project: A Fukushima-born artist journeys into Japan’s nuclear winter, revealing the warmth and strength of survivors coping with the effects of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
- Web typefaces from typekit.com. Fonts used were Brandon-grotesque & Chaparral Pro.
- Google maps API (V3) to display open source data on radiation levels and custom content.
- Data set on radiation levels by safecast.org.
- Google Fusion table API for data interpolation, customization and display based on the data set from safest. Integration with Google Maps API.
- Google Docs to share wireframes, text and content. Also used as a project management tool.
- infobox.js for display of custom information boxes to embed videos and slideshows and styling for Google maps.
- video-js: HTML5 video framework with custom skinned video player.
- Popcorn.js plugin to display additional video content and customized instapoppin.js to streamline content.
- maximage.js to display full screen background videos and images.
- Galleria.js for full screen slideshows and image display.