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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
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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...
All Flights from Dragon Ball Z
Based on the manga by Akira Toriyama, the first episode of Dragon Ball Z aired in Japan on April 26, 1989. Even after more than 25 years, the anime is still extremely popular, with a filler-free...
David Bowie's 50-year Creative Output at a Glance
As the last songs Bowie recorded are released as part of an album accompanying the Lazarus stage show, we look into the extraordinary breadth and depth of his creative endeavours in music, film and...
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.
Star Wars Dashboard
A Star Wars KPI Dashboard containing information from movie review ratings to toy sales. Created in Qlikview.
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...
La La Land has tied Titanic and All About Eve as the most nominated films in Academy Awards history.
Van Gogh in images on Wikipedia
The visualization explores how different languages present Van Gogh's work and life by images. Inspired by Geolinguistic Contrasts in Wikipedia. The viz tries to show different narrative strategies...
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...
Is the ending of La La Land hopeful or despairing? Visualizing La La Land's emotional roller coaster using Spotify data
Visualizing La La Land's emotional roller coaster using Spotify data.
"Mapping Dada" is a piece that uses the Wikipedia link structure, combined with a modified version of Google's 'PageRank' equation, to track the movement of Dada through history.
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...
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...
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...
Based on film budget, revenue and rating data, Film Money tells the story of the fickle relationship between business interests and public taste. Often demanding huge amounts of effort, manpower...
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.
Hip-Hop Is Turning On Donald Trump
We looked through decades of rap lyrics and categorized every mention of Donald Trump and other presidential candidates, and presented the results with graphics, sound and an interactive database.
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.
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...
Spotify's Biggest One Hit Wonders
Norman Greenbaum's "Spirit in the Sky" has been played over 68,000,000 times, and makes up 99.5% of plays from his top 5 songs on Spotify.
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...
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?
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:...
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...
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...
Every Hindi film song by Lata Mangeshkar, in one graphic
Lata Mangeshkar is Bollywood's most prolific playback singer. In a career spanning 73 years, she recorded at least 5,401 songs. For Lata's 87th birthday, Hindustan Times made an interactive data...
OddityViz – a visual deconstruction of Space Oddity
What would David Bowie’s music look like through the lens of data visualization? This is what designer Valentina D'Efilippo and researcher Miriam Quick set out to explore in OddityViz – a visual...
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....
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...