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

New Complexity Recent projects, publications and activities

vikus viewer teaser 2 Project

VIKUS Viewer

Explore cultural collections along time, texture and themes

Reading Traces Prototype Screenshot 10 Project

Reading traces

Visualizing Fontane’s reference library

SENSES-Preview-Small Project

SENSES

Climate Change Scenario Services

Jobs

We are seeking two new colleagues with experience in data visualization and an interest in urban infrastructure for a 3-year research project on digital storytelling. Find all details in our job posting and apply by 14 August!

12 July 2019
Publication

Scalable Exploration. Prototype Study For The Visualization Of An Author’s Library On The Example Of ‘Theodor Fontane’s Library’.

  • Anna Busch
  • Mark-Jan Bludau
  • Viktoria Brüggemann
  • Kristina Genzel
  • Sabine Seifert
  • Peer Trilcke
— In Book of Abstracts of the Digital Humanities conference (DH) 2019: Complexities. Utrecht In Book of Abstracts of the Digital Humanities conference (DH) 2019: Complexities. Utrecht, The Netherlands, 2019

Open day

As part of the Potsdam Science Day (Potsdamer Tag der Wissenschaften) we open the doors to the lab. Come by and try our latest visualizations of climate change scenarios and Fontane’s reading traces.

11 May 2019
Publication

Relational Perspectives as Situated Visualizations of Art Collections

  • Mark-Jan Bludau
  • Marian Dörk
  • Frank Heidmann
— In Book of Abstracts of the Digital Humanities conference (DH) 2019: Complexities. Utrecht, The Netherlands, 2019

Exhibition

The visualization prototype created during the Reading Traces project is part of the exhibition fontane.200 / Brandenburg – Bilder und Geschichten at the Haus der Brandenburgisch-Preußischen Geschichte in Potsdam.

6 June - 30 Dec 2019
coins1-grey Project

Coins

Visualizing a numismatic collection as heaps, streams, and plots

Project

PKKB

Post-digital art practices in cultural education

Publication

Zwischen Repräsentation und Rezeption – Visualisierung als Facette von Analyse und Argumentation in der Kunstgeschichte

  • Katrin Glinka
  • Marian Dörk
— Computing Art Reader. Einführung in die digitale Kunstgeschichte. arthistoricum.net, 2018

Award

Mark-Jan Bludau receives Brandenburg Designpreis for Reading Traces, an interdisciplinary research project with the Theodor Fontane Archive.

11 June 2019
Publication

Skalierbare Exploration. Prototypenstudie zur Visualisierung einer Autorenbibliothek am Beispiel der ›Handbibliothek Theodor Fontanes‹

  • Anna Busch
  • Mark-Jan Bludau
  • Viktoria Brüggemann
  • Marian Dörk
  • Kristina Genzel
  • Klaus-Peter Möller
  • Sabine Seifert
  • Peer Trilcke
— in: Konferenzband zur DHd 2019 Frankfurt & Mainz - Digital Humanities: multimedial & multimodal, 2019
uclab-climate-movie-01 Project

A Brief History of CO2 Emissions

An animated short film on greenhouse gas emissions