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

Conference Participation

We will be in Edinburgh for the Information+ 2023 conference. Nadia Zeissig and Fidel Thomet will exhibit Xingú Entangled from the Amazonia Future Lab, Jona Pomerance will give a presentation on the interactive version of the Better Catastrophe flowchart, and Marian Dörk will chair the Challenging Power session.

22–24 November 2023

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
default_mode Project


From shock to shift

intervis Project


Inter...what? Intersectionality! A visual introduction


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

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

Conference Talk

Ilias Kyriazis will present Restaging Fashion at EuropeanaTech and will take part in the Linked.Art meeting at the Rijksmuseum.

10-13 October 2023

Research Seminar

Mark-Jan Bludau and Linda Freyberg participate in the Dagstuhl Seminar “Visualization and the Humanities: Towards a Shared Research Agenda” (23381).

17–22 September 2023
SMB Teaser Project

A Visual Exploration

… of two museum collections

Conference Participation

Francesca Morini will attend IEEE VIS 2023 in Melbourne to share a provocation with the title »Entangling exploration and narration: Interdisciplinary and cross-domain research on visualizing humanities data« at the VIS4DH workshop and present the full paper »From shock to shift: Data visualization for constructive climate journalism« about the Klimakarten project.

22–27 October 2023

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