Around the world, around the world…
Around the world, around the world…
A concise, remote presentation on the design rationale and process behind the Impfdashboard — the official German COVID-19 vaccination dashboard.
This (German language) talk from the Solutions conference summarizes my thoughts on what constitutes the unique dataviz mindset. Enjoy!
Perpetual Plastic — a 46ft data sculpture made from beach debris, showing the fate of all plastic ever produced — won Gold at the National Geographic Ocean Plastic Innovation Challenge 2019. Thanks to my art activist Liina Klauss and marine scientist and designer Skye Morét for the great collaboration!
I was invited to give a keynote at VIZBI, the scientific conference for visualizing biological data. I talked about "The art and science of data visualization" — reaching from data legibility to data art, and bigger questions in the relation of the arts and the sciences.
As it seems, we have hit a wall in the visual rhetorics surrounding climate change. How can data visualization help to make global warming more graspable? We investigated this question in the course "Beyond heatmaps" at HfK Bremen.
I am very happy to announce that the Rhythm of Food project was selected to be part of the Places and Spaces exhibition, curated by the Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center at Indiana University. I am very excited to bring our work to many young people around the world — so far the exhibit has been shown at over 375 venues in 28 countries on 6 continents!
1 2 3 data at Fondation EDF Paris (open May to September 2018) features five of my projects: from Projekt Ukko, On Broadway, Selfiecity to a first-ever physical exhibit of Data Cuisine and finally, a brand new commission specifically for the exhibition: Multiplicity — a collective photographic portrait of the city of Paris, with the help of machine learning techniques.
Fast Company features our work for Deutsche Bahn, describing it as "Not only is it pretty to look at, but it’s affecting change in ways that are easy to measure, but also profound."
It was an honour to be featured in Andy Kirk's series "Explore Explain". Together with Scientific American's art director Jen Christiansen, we tell the story how our visualization project of word trends in the rich 175 year history of the magazine came about.
This marks awards number 9 and 10 from a winning streak of 6 consecutive years(!). It's an incredible honor to receive such amazing ongoing support and recognition. Huge thanks and hi-fives also to my numerous collaborators on these projects!
The design sketches for the OECD Better Life Index are featured in Best Raw Data — Infographic Designers' Sketchbooks, a great collection of design sketches from a variety of information designers.
La Lettura features me as one of 10 people to watch in their data visualization special.
WEAVE magazine featured my Stadtbilder project on as cover image of edition 03/2013
As part of the master's program at Digital Media program in Bremen, I taught a full-semester course on Information visualization under the title of "Weltbilder" ("World Images").
I taught a workshop at eyeo festival on how complex patterns can emerge from networked interactions in ensembles of simple agents.
I was nominated for the Design Award of the German Federal Republic in 2010.
I have taught one to two day workshops at various universities and research institutions, among others at HU Berlin, University of Osnabrück, and Bernstein Center Berlin.
I have taught one to two day workshops at various universities and research institutions, among others at resonate festival, HfK Bremen, Haute Ecole Albert Jacquard, Namur, and Hochschule für Gestaltung Schwäbisch Gmünd.