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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
041/342, From psychedelic rock to minimalism.
041/342 is a visual experience in analysing a psychedelic rock piece. It charts my journey to minimalism.
Metal Underground: A Transit Guide to the Heavy Music Underworld
Metal Underground imagines the sub-genres of heavy metal and related rock as nodes on a transit map with their relationships to each other traced out by subway, tram, and light rail routes. Route...
The future of clubbing
Red Bull wanted to explore the increasing role of technology in the future of club culture and asked ByBorre to curate a new night out. All guests wore a personal bracelet designed by BYBORRE,...
U2 Tours 1979-2015 - 35 Years & 900,000 Kilometers
Bernwood & Steinward used data that have been gathered by the fantastic fan website u2gigs.com. This fan collective has collected all the data of U2 shows from the early years until the most...
One of the strongest Korean trends is K-Pop. This visualizes the K-Pop industry, giving a bird's-eye view of the top four agencies and their artists. YouTube data shows their emotions and...
Dancing In The Dark
Dancing in the Dark provides a visual representation of every ‘10’ awarded on the television show Strictly Come Dancing, since the first show in 2004. The top score has been awarded on 589...
Visualizing Nonlinear Narratives with Story Curves
A nonlinear narrative is a storytelling device that portrays events of a story out of chronological order. Story curves visualize the nonlinear narrative of a movie by showing the order in which...
The Eurosearch Song Contest
What if Google searches were used to award points in the Eurovision Song Contest? What countries would make the final and who would cry victory?
Star Trek Duty Roster
Collection of every job that was performed on the USS Enterprise in The Original Series listed by individual episodes. Main characters and the regular extra are shown with unique icons. All others...
Free Willy and Flipper by the Numbers
The past, present, and future of captive whales and dolphins according to data and pop culture.
Museum. Space of attention
The project is a multimedia version of the research that we made for The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow. We analyzed video of more than 100 cameras located in different museum areas...
Sentiment of Romantic Movies
Are romantic movies always composed of happiness? Feelings are hard to be measurable on screen, but can we “watch” movie from unorthodox perspectives? This project is to visualize the sentiment in...
Alt Music History
It started with The Sex Pistols. Specifically, with The Sex Pistols’ June 4, 1976 show at the Lesser Free Trade Hall in Manchester, England. The concert now ranks as one of the most influential...
Wagner's Bayreuther Opera Festival
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) asked me to create visualizations for a multiple-paged special on the Bayreuther Festspiele, an opera festival founded by Wagner. The graphs show some...
Did people listen to Baz Luhrmann?
Driving to work recently I heard Baz Luhrmann's infamous 'Everybody's free to wear sunscreen'. Great song, big hit in the UK, but it got me thinking - did anybody listen to him?
Where does Celadon pottery come from?----A chart of the ancient Long Quan kiln's making process.
My hometown LongQuan is rich in celadon; a type of traditional glazed pottery. I want to reproduce the process of making LongQuan celadon in its historical heyday, including all the techniques of...
Embroidery map of Pakistan
Cheers to our rich history, diverse culture and impeccable craftsmanship- all being our ultimate sources of inspiration! GENERATION's CLASSIC and COTTAGE are perhaps the only product lines that...
Iconic Movie Weapons
I visual guide to some of the most famous and memorable weapons in cinematic history.
Shakespeare: A Data Visualization
How much, and how often do characters speak in nine famous Shakespeare plays?
Color palettes of the New Yorker
An analysis of the top colors used in the illustration on every issue’s cover since its debut in 1925.
You are what you stream
Created for a Cannes Lions panel—where Adam Bly, Spotify's VP Data, interviewed burlesque performer Dita Von Teese—this visualization shows how your music streaming habits offer a window into who...
The Tallest Statues in the World
Only self-supporting statues are profiled in this graphic. Statues carved on rocks and mountains or those under construction are not included. You may want to try resizing the browser window
The Day of the Doctor Charted
Interviewed in Doctor Who Magazine in 2016, series showrunner Steven Moffat talked about the difficulties of writing the 50th anniversary special 'The Day of the Doctor' in 2013. He was not only...
Bob Dylan's words. Visual analysis of Bob Dylan's vocabulary
Artwork for Visual Data, the column on "La Lettura", the cultural supplement of "Corriere Della Sera". In collaboration with Institute of computational linguistics "Antonio Zampolli" and ItaliaNLP...
Voices that care
This visualization on charity songs was created on invitation by Datasketch.es (Shirley Wu and Nadieh Bremer). While the subject was "community", I chose to visualize the (top contributing) charity...
How People Like You Spend Their Time
The American Time Use Survey is an ongoing program from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that asks thousands of people, as you might guess, what they did during the last 24 hours. Using the data...
When a story is well-written, you can become so immersed while reading that it becomes your world. All your surroundings disappear and all that remains are the words on the page guiding you through...
Star Wars in One Chart
The Galactic Civil War — recently retold in the military history called Star Wars1 — pitted the Imperial Navy, one of the most sophisticated fighting forces in history, against the ragtag Rebel...
Mapping America’s Taste in Oscar Films
How does America watch movies? Do coastal audiences prefer action films? Do movie-goers in the south opt for films that mirror their experiences? We’ve mapped US movie tastes for this year’s Oscars...
The Infinite Drum Machine
The Infinite Drum Machine can create beats using sounds from the everyday world. Thanks to the Philharmonica Orchestra, London, for contributing some sounds to this project.