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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...
Impact of the Oscars nominations
How big a deal is an Oscar nomination? Most movies make the majority of their profits in the first few weeks after release. A nomination for the Oscars could change this dynamic dramatically,...
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...
A Map of Every City.
The 'Map of Every City' is a study of history, the urban fabric, personal experience and gentrification applied to the medium of a traditional city street map. Through its universality, it...
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...
The Colours of Vincent van Gogh
Vincent Van Gogh is remembered as one of the greatest painters of all time, and has created numerous works. The objective of this visualisation was to create something beautiful, with less emphasis...
When You Wish Upon a Star
This piece uses musical notation to visualize songs in Disney animated feature films. It depicts when songs occur, how many times they occur and who they are sung by. From this, one can see...
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...
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 'Game of Thrones' Social Network
In the HBO megahit Game of Thrones, characters, houses, and allegiances continue to change as new kings and queens gain power, opposing sides do battle, and characters meet one another across the...
A Dogs Map
Discover the interactions between 137 dog breeds and the complete genealogy for each of them. In this map, I sketched a lot of dog breeds in flat SVG illustrations, I collected the main...
Fantasy or Fiction - What Works For Bollywood At the Box-Office?
The past few years have seen a steady increase in the number of multiplex screens in India. Apart from the mainstream big-budget movies, Bollywood has been evolving and producing experimental films...
Academy Awards for best picture
A look at the 537 Academy Awards nominated for best picture since the award show began.
The art of the high line
The communications department of the High Line New York assigned me to design a datavisualization for their High Line Fall Members Magazine 2016. They provided me with a data-set of the artists...
The Geographic Divide of Oscar Films
Last year, The New York Times mapped 50 TV shows’ popularity by zip code. Here are similar maps for Oscar-nominated films in 2017.
Artwork for Il Corriere della Sera - La Lettura. The artwork shows alcohol by volume, bitterness, color and source of more than 100 styles of beer.
Emotion Park is an experimental data visualization project to see how well machines can analyze song lyrics. The visualization tries to capture the emotion of the song lyrics in the form of a...
The Story Of Film
This visualization attempts to tell the story of film. An epic journey of innovation across 14 decades, 137 countries, and 4,070,420 films.
Fast Food Menu of Calories
In my younger days, I used to eat fast food all of the time. So cheap. So delicious. But these days, it’s all about moderation. My metabolism no longer supports the same amount of fried food. The...
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?
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...
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
This is a story about how film plots mirror (or shape) historical events. For example, how early did the film industry portray the AIDS epidemic? Has movie representation of Islam changed with...
Older people are inclined to accuse younger ones of spending all their time in front of screens. Actually, those in their 60s are as guilty as those in their teens – and the amount of time that all...
How Guns Get Into Films
Actors often name their weapon of choice—though it is usually left to armorers.
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...
Disney's Rise to the Top of the Domestic Box Office
Analysis of Box Office trends, by Distributor, from 2011-2016. Reveals the rise of Disney and how the Star Wars and Marvel franchises helped them rise to the top of domestic box office ratings in...
This is a visualization and auralization of real-time global tweets mentioning 'Music'. People around the world love music, love to listen to music, and love to discuss music. What does it sound...
The most popular of them all: a look at fanfiction's favorite ships
There are many aspects to the Harry Potter franchise: books, movies, a new play, studio tours and theme parks. But when it comes to gauging fan reaction, there’s probably no better place than...
Shakespeare: A Data Visualization
How much, and how often do characters speak in nine famous Shakespeare plays?