A data visualization to reflect on the increasing demand for cosmetic surgery procedures
December 2018 - February 2019
Data viz . Intercation
Excel, Ps, Ai
This data visualization showcases the current demand for cosmetic surgery procedures, highly increased according to the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAP), reflecting on the phenomenon's impact on personal identity.
In the photographic elaboration, parts of the female and male body are pixeled proportionally to the number of surgical procedures performed worldwide on such zone. As a result, the most frequently retouched parts appear abstract, somehow ideal, but also unrecognizable and less attributable to a precise person.