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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
World Mask Neuron
Inspired by Fotis Kangelaris' collection of masks from all over the world, the work "WORLD MASK NEURON" presents distinct approaches of art as depicted by Natalia Stamopoulou. The digital masks...
Infographic of Lingyu's Life
By list and analysis data of my life in chronological order, I got a life trajectory distribution. I divide my life into four main parts, education, family’s activities, friend’s activities and...
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...
Discover the 6 kilometers that will make you come back to Donostia - San Sebastián
This is a set of Internet infographics about the city of Donostia-San Sebastián. It represents a route of 6 kilometers along the coast of the city. It provides information on points of interest in...
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.
The Discworld, Visualised
A timeline of Terry Pratchett's Discworld series, and which books each of the most popular characters appears in.
"Drawing Feelings" is a personal journey of finding my inside and outside worlds through daily drawings of objects that represent my feelings. World Inside represents how we feel in society...
Eye on the Prize
IN COLLABORATION WITH CJR, a team of Columbia Journalism School students transformed our Pulitzer demographics database into an interactive graphic. This project, part of a graduate course on media...
An Ocean of Noise
Exploration of 16 months of Spotify Top 200 streaming data, what it can show us about the useful life of popular music in a streaming context, and avenues for future exploration as more data is...
How old was artwork when it was purchased by the Tate?
Overall, this data set proved pretty challenging to find any insights. Turner was such a large proportion that I couldn't see anything in the data until I got rid of him. It also helped to hide all...
La La Land has tied Titanic and All About Eve as the most nominated films in Academy Awards history.
10 Minute Man. Data Memento
Christopher Nolan`s Thriller Memento deals with a man who suffers from a short-term memory loss, an alleged murder and the nature of the crime. Furthermore the component of vengeance is addressed....
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...
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...
Let's talk Trilogies
Analysis of 36 trilogies for IMDB rating and domestic box office gross figures in the US. This visualisation looks at the progression of these numbers throughout the series, and identifies patterns.
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
Unraveling Death in Game of Thrones
Head on a spike? Check. Shot on the privy? Check. Baked into a pie? Check. Over the past 6 seasons of Game of Thrones, more than 100 characters have been killed off the show — but only one has...
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...
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.
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.
SongSim uses self-similarity matrices to visualize patterns of repetition in text. The cell at position (x, y) is filled in if the xth and yth words of the song are the same. Confused? Check out...
Love and Happiness in Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina has one of the greatest opening lines in all of literature: "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." This project investigates the connection...
The Spells of Harry Potter
This pop culture visualization explores all spells used in the 7 Harry Potter books. Hovering over a spell reveals the spell's context and other details.
Interactive Elvis Presley Jukebox
The 'interactive Elvis Presley Jukebox' is a visual analysis of the tempo of close to 400 Elvis Presley songs. Each facial grid is a song. A brighter blue indicates a faster tempo & a lighter...
Academy Awards for best picture
A look at the 537 Academy Awards nominated for best picture since the award show began.
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...
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...
Are Pop Lyrics Getting More Repetitive?
In 1977, the great computer scientist Donald Knuth published a paper called The Complexity of Songs, which is basically one long joke about the repetitive lyrics of newfangled music (example quote:...
Discussions in The Hobbit
I wanted to explore the discussions in The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. Only those words the characters say aloud are visualised. The visualisation shows the amount of discussion in each chapter as...
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?