The Shortlist: People, Language & Identity

Peruse all shortlisted entries in our People, Language & Identity category, for graphics about gender, identity, people, language & the (quantified) self.


City of Women

By New Yorker - Rebecca Solnit


Analyzing the Gender Representation of 34,476 Comic Book Characters

By The Puddling - Amanda Shendruk


The great American word mapper

By Quartz - Nikhil Sonnad


What’s it like to get trolled all day long?

By Hindustan Times - Harry Stevens & Piyush Aggarwal


Are you sure you want to smoke?

By Giacomo Flaim


Royal Constellations

By Datasketches - Nadieh Bremer


Farmers in the Loneliness of Onion Fields

By VisionsCarto - Agnès Stienne


Local Lingual

By David Ding


Trump to reinstate US military ban on transgender people

By CNN - Jeremy Diamond


Beyond XX and YY: Visualizing Sex and Gender

By Pitch Interactive - Amanda Montañez, Wesley Grubbs, Mladen Balog


Life in Clay

By Alice Thudt


A Statistical Dive into Urban-Rural Prejudice

By Zeit Online - Christian Bangel & team


Cyberbullying and Hate Speech

By Brandwatch / Ditch The Label


How do you draw a circle? We analyzed 100,000 drawings. How does culture shape our instincts?

By Quartz - Thu-Huong Ha & Nikhil Sonnad


How are you today?

By Zeit Online - Julian Stahnke, Tom Lazar, Philip Faigle & Fabian Mohr


Beautiful in English

By Nadieh Bremer, Alberto Cairo, Simon Rogers


Delhi's Dowry Bazaar

By Hindustan Times - Manas Sharma and Prawesh Lama


Data Futures

By Dominikus Baur & Daniel Goddemeyer


The subtle ways colleges discriminate against poor students

By Alvin Chang


:: See the full 2017 Shortlist


Discover each category...

Arts, entertainment & pop culture

Current affairs & politics

Environments & maps

Humanitarian / global

People, language & identity

Science & technology

Sports, games & leisure



...and vote for your favourite

  • Hit the grey "VOTE" button on the right
  • You can only vote once in each category
  • once you’ve voted that’s it - you can't change your mind
  • voting closes Fri 27 Oct 11.59pm PST 

The public vote gets added to the decisions from our 20+ panel of expert judges. Each category has three prizes - gold, ($1,000), silver ($500) and bronze ($250) - plus numerous special awards. All winners receive a trophy.


I'm shortlisted - what happens next?

Share your entry with your social media contacts and encourage them to vote, adding the hashtag #iibawards. If you mention our Twitter (@infobeautyaward) and Facebook we'll try to RT and share as much as we can. 

We'll be emailing all shortlistees with next steps including invites to the London ceremony on Tues 28 Nov. If you're shortlisted but haven't heard from us by Fri 27 Oct, it's probably because we don't have up-to-date contacts for you – so drop us a line

Not shortlisted but want to find out the results live - and brush shoulders with the winners - at the London ceremony? For the first time we’re making available a limited number of tickets (including canapés and a welcoming drink) - book here

Want us to change the image / text / credit / link? Have other questions? Check the housekeeping notes on our Longlist before emailing us with your query.


:: How to vote on the shortlist (deadline Sun 29 Oct, 11.59pm PST)

:: Brush shoulders with the winners at our London ceremony Tues 29 Nov

:: Check out the Longlist 

:: See 2016's winners

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