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The Discworld, Visualised
A timeline of Terry Pratchett's Discworld series, and which books each of the most popular characters appears in.
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...
Han Chinese Opera
Han is one of the China local operas, old Chu Han Diao. In May 20, 2006, it was included in the first batch of national intangible cultural heritage list. In the Chinese drama development history,...
Game of Thrones Web of Betrayal
Game of Thrones has a reputation for killing off its audience’s favorite characters. It’s become a running joke and a warning that fans give to new viewers: don’t get too attached to any character,...
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.
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...
The Numbers of Berghain
One of the things that make Berghain amazing is the great artists curation. I find myself going to Berghain's website and looking at the listings just to discover great techno and house music...
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...
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 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?
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.
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...
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...
Free Willy and Flipper by the Numbers
The past, present, and future of captive whales and dolphins according to data and pop culture.
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?
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...
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.