My Family

Made using DNA submitted to the Genographic Project, and data about the overall pattern of human migration patterns via from the human mitochondrial genome database ( this map depict one version of the ancestral migration of my parents.

The Base Map is a Fuller Projection, which triangulates the globe and allows the elements to be re-configured as required to display the information (via wikisource). I submitted this map to the for the Buckminster Fuller Institute‘s DYMAX REDUX competition.

“This map makes the best use of the Dymaxion projection, by hilighting information that is primarily land-based and allowing for the paths to extend in an unbroken fashion throughout the world.”

Nicholas Felton, a Juror for the Buckminster Fuller Institute’s DYMAX REDUX competition.

Below you can see a detailed blow up of Africa, Europe, Asia and North America: