The monetary expenditure of cigarettes through the representation of materialistic objects Taylor Saul, Abby Van derVelde, BessyPatsalis, Jessica Fricke
Facts and Figures Our aim is to focus on the need to make invisible objects visible, as a means of actively representing data for individuals to engage with content that is stimulating. In doing so, the data can accompany or even alter an individuals opinion or perspective. The average smoker smokes 15 cigarettes per day for an average of 24 years. A packet of cigarettes costs $16, thus making each individual cigarette approximately 0.80 cents each.
$43, 830 spent over 10 years on cigarettes x2 Toyota Yaris
$105, 192 spent over 24 years(the average smokers’ lifetime) x8 For 5 passengers to to go to the Mediterranean for 2 weeks on a private boat
Evaluation • This monetary expenditure pre-exists as a indistinct concept in our heads • When an individual is smoking they are not visualising the money spent on a particular cigarette. • How much one has spent and what they could be saving for • Depict how the money they spend on cigarettes on a daily basis could actually be spent in alternative ways or even so, on the necessities in life.