The Shortlist: Arts, Entertainment & Culture

There's a viz for every passion in Arts, Entertainment & Culture. Does your heart skip a beat for architecture, punk rock, religious studies or animal psychology? We've got you covered. Increase your knowledge of the various mediums, expressions & forms on display in this category - and remember to vote for your favorite.

Voting closes in all categories on 21 October, 11:59pm PDT.


How God Spoke

By Karen Sawrey - Author, data collaborator, art director & designer; David Painting - Data contributor & theological advisor; Alister MacInnes - Designer


Notes On Perspective

By Emily Chu, Parsons School of Design; Daniel Sauter - Associate Professor of Data Visualization @ Parsons; Aaron Hill - MS Data Visualization Program Director @ Parsons; Michael Schober - Professor of Psychology @ NSSR; Neta Spiro - Research Fellow in Performance Science @ the Royal College of Music


The History Of The Forbidden City: A Visual Explainer

By South China Morning Post - Adolfo Arranz; Marcelo Duhalde; Marco Hernandez; in collaboration with Pablo Robles and Darren Long


The Firebird Suite: Infernal Dance

By Dinushki De Livera


Visualizing The History Of Fugazi

By Carni Klirs, Maryland Institute College of Art


The World In Tune

By Deloitte Consulting Netherlands - Frans Geurts, Lianne Duinkerken, Lisa Kroes, Pim Peeters, Maarten Snijders, Niels Tammes, Bas Wagenmaker


Why Do Cats And Dogs...?

By Google News Lab - Concept, analysis, story, design & development: Nadieh Bremer ~ Visual Cinnamon; Google Trends: Simon Rogers & Alberto Cairo; Animations & Images: Juliana Chen; Data gathering: Becky Pinnington; Copy editing: Nancy Cermeño & Mollie Pettit



By Wang Yuan, Weng Zhuoyi, Nanjing University Of The Arts


Measuring Radio's Lag Behind Streaming Services

By The DataFace - Michael Hester (Design / Development); Wyatt Shapiro (Analysis); Jack Beckwith (Editing)


Codex Atlanticus

By The Visual Agency - Matteo Bonera - Creative director; Sara Perozzi - UX/UI designer; Federico Fracascio - Database editor; Giulia Zerbini - Front-end developer; Daniele Berto - Back-end developer; Francesco Pontiroli - Front-end developer; Giulio Bertolotti - Motion designer; Xully Nguyen - Motion designer; Giacomo Bettiol - Logo designer


Clubbing Feels

By Guillaume Meigniez


A Closer Look At Changing Restrictions On Religion

By Pew Research Center - Chris Baronavski, Bill Webster (design, development); Travis Mitchell, Samirah Majumdar, Aleksandra Sandstrom, Virginia Villa (research, editing, writing)


Palette Of Art

By Ronnie Pence


The Archipelago Of Names Quoted By Italo Calvino (Atlante Calvino Project)

By Density Design Research Lab at Politecnico di Milano - Gabriele Colombo; Tommaso Elli; Margherita Parigini; Virginia Giustetto; Valeria Cavalloro; Francesca Serra; Paolo Ciuccarelli


50 Years Of Music Charts

By D One & Hinderling Volkart - Overall responsibility: Christian Erni, D ONE; Creative Direction: Michael Hinderling, Web Experience (; Christian Erni, Analytics & Data Story (; Umsetzung: Severin Klaus, Web Experience; Simon Hefti, Data Concept; Nicola Hefti, D3


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