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Proceedings 2017, 1(9), 902; doi:10.3390/proceedings1090902

Infographic Exercises to Understand Complexity “At First Glance” The Case of Depopulation between Science and Art

Department of Architecture, Università degli Studi “G. d’Annunzio”, Chieti-Pescara, Italy
Presented at the International and Interdisciplinary Conference IMMAGINI? Image and Imagination between Representation, Communication, Education and Psychology, Brixen, Italy, 27–28 November 2017.
Published: 4 December 2017
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The main objective of this research is to experiment; through methods of infographic representation, the informational complexity concerning the abandonment phenomenon of small centers in Abruzzo. For years, Abruzzo’s interior areas have been involved in a slow and unstoppable depopulation phenomenon that has undergone a violent acceleration since the earthquake of 2009. We feel the urgent need to document this important heritage since we recognize to it the fundamental task of defending local identity. The infographic representation of small centers allows us to highlight characteristics and stories of these places remained on the periphery of the transformations imposed by modernity.
Keywords: infographics; representation; complexity; memory; Abruzzo infographics; representation; complexity; memory; Abruzzo
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. (CC BY 4.0).

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Caffio, G. Infographic Exercises to Understand Complexity “At First Glance” The Case of Depopulation between Science and Art. Proceedings 2017, 1, 902.

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