2,451 (Where a population of 2,500 is the end of possible egalitarian society)

Sumi Ink on Paper

This 18' set of drawings focuses on the threshold of inevitable hierarchy within human aggregates. It is a graph or chart, it is a grid - inherently a system, it is a landscape. It is at once specific and abstract. It is a digestion of research about population growth and its effect on the human experience, revolving around Gregory A. Johnson’s widely accepted Scalar Stress theory.

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