ᴜᴄʟᴀʙ is a visualization research group situated 
between design, computing, and the humanities.

New Complexity Recent projects, publications and activities

arete-preview Project


A Visual History of the Latin Alphabet

interactive-flowchart-preview Project

Interactive Flowchart

Navigating and Narrating Complexity through Exploration and Storytelling

gradim-teaser Project


Granularities of dispersion and materiality: Visualizing a photo archive about diaspora


Fidel Thomet and Nadia Zeissig will show Xingú Entangled, an interactive video installation by the Amazonia Future Lab, at re:publica 24 in Berlin.

27–29 May 2024

Tracing and Telling: Exploring collection holdings through graph-based narratives

  • Sabine de Günther
  • Giacomo Nanni
  • Ilias Kyriazis
  • Linda Freyberg
  • Marian Dörk
— in: Konferenzband zur 27. Berliner Veranstaltung der internationalen EVA-Serie: Electronic Media and Visual Arts, 2023


Mark-Jan Bludau and Viktoria Brüggemann will  present their work in the GraDiM project during the MAI Tagung (museums and the internet) at the Jewish Museum, Berlin.

16–17 May 2024

A Contemporary Nolli Map: Using OpenStreetMap Data to Represent Urban Public Spaces

  • Ester Scheck
  • Andrea Binn
  • Marian Dörk
  • Florian Ledermann
— Abstracts of the International Cartographic Association, 2023
refa Project


Digital contextualization of vestimentary sources


Marian Dörk will speak at the Crossing Fonds Digital Archives Symposium about the role of a shared vocabulary for co-designing data visualizations of cultural collections.

25–28 April 2024
default_mode Project


From shock to shift


Viktoria Brüggemann will take part and contribute to the »Activating a Collection« workshop at the Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin.

15 April 2024

From shock to shift: Data visualization for constructive climate journalism

  • Francesca Morini
  • Anna Eschenbacher
  • Johanna Hartmann
  • Marian Dörk
— IEEE VIS / TVCG: IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2023
V3_website_v1 Project

Amazonia Future Lab

Connect – Comprehend – Communicate


From Sketching to Coding: Visualization as a Thinking Process

  • Uta Hinrichs
  • Florian Windhager
  • Mennatallah El-Assady
  • Eric Alexander
  • Adam Bradley
  • Mark-Jan Bludau
— ADHO Digital Humanities Conference 2023 (DH2023), 2023