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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...
The Tallest Statues in the World
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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...
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...
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.
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
BBC One series Sherlock pictures a contemporary version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective stories. But how different is it from the original narrative? We dissect every episode of the hit show...
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...
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...
Made for William Bevington’s Typography and Visual Design, this project is made up of 196 assets, each including a glass icon, a drink name, and various other data. The assets are combined to make...
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...
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...
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.
Magic Wands of Every Harry Potter Character
Ron had a wand of ash wood and a core of unicorn hair— before he broke it after a nasty encounter with the Whomping Willow, of course. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the first ever...
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.
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?
The Austen Index
Visualising Jane Austen's people, places and plots: Jane Austen died 200 years ago, but her novels have never been more popular. But what goes into a Jane Austen novel? And what gets left out?
Free Willy and Flipper by the Numbers
The past, present, and future of captive whales and dolphins according to data and pop culture.
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...
The Discworld, Visualised
A timeline of Terry Pratchett's Discworld series, and which books each of the most popular characters appears in.
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...
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...
Star Wars - Screen Time Analysis
An analysis of the Star Wars Movie Franchise. How much time on screen is dedicated to light side vs dark side? Which characters spend the most time on screen? Which movie did R2-D2 have the most...
The BFI Filmography Dashboard
The ‘BFI Filmography’ is a collection of over 10,000 film titles condensed into one dashboard of interactive data visualisations. Launched in September 2017, it is the largest public searchable...
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...
A Data Driven Exploration of Kung Fu Films
Recently, I’ve been a bit caught up in old Kung Fu movies. Shorting any technical explorations, I have instead been diving head-first into any and all Netflix accessible martial arts masterpieces...