animated abstractions of human data

Data Art, an emerging art movement that is original and innovative, uses data and generative technologies to create relevant reflections on life in the 21st century.  From the data they generate, I create individual, family, group, and company portraits—animated abstractions of these data—for collectors and audiences by combining psychology, data mining, programming, and audio/video editing.

The prints are frames from the beginning, middle, and end of the video.  Click on the prints to enlarge and click on the video to watch.


This Self Portrait – prints and video – were made with the data from my activity/sleep monitor, DNA, and weblogs.

Indeed, it is hard to overstate the importance of his work in defining what digital art is and why it really matters.


His work in many ways captures the essence of what it means to be human because he builds an aesthetic from real data that represents humanity and human adventures.

Paul Golding

Inventor, Author, Algorithmist, and Philosopher, Paul Golding Company

like a dream, only the dreamer knows what the elements mean. You’re in the dream, and it becomes your dream.

Art Rosewood

Customer, Amazon Video

James is an artist working on exposing self-collected data in new and interesting ways.

Ernesto Ramirez

Co-Founder, QuantifiedSelf, San Francisco

I am particularly intrigued by the parallel between data emerging to conscious being from its current subconscious being and the psychological states of the unconscious versus conscious mind.

Maryhelen Murray

Exhibitions and Collections Assistant, UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum

copyright 2017 – JEPricer Studio

Featured Artist, James Pricer,… programs striking graphical shapes and animations.

Brooke Carpenter

Artistic Director, Artcast