This series is inspired by Charles Minard's Napoleon's March to Moscow. I borrowed Minard's techniques to enhance the visualization of experience and human trafficking. Minard uses minimal linework, color, and a line graph to emphasize experience. I used Natural Earth for my base data and a Human Rights Watch Report for the stories. I compiled the base data in QGIS and then stylized the stories in Adobe Illustrator.
See my AAG abstract for more about this project here.