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

New Complexity Recent projects, publications and activities

SMB Teaser Project

A Visual Exploration

… of two museum collections

V3_website_v1 Project

Connect – Comprehend – Communicate

Amazonia as a future laboratory

refa Project


Digital contextualization of vestimentary sources


Together with Yanni Loukissas (Georgia Tech, Atlanta) and Isabel Meirelles (OCAD University, Toronto), Marian Dörk is organizing this year’s Information+ 2021 conference. Registration is now open.

27 Sep – 1 Oct 2021

Infrastructure as digital tools and knowledge practices: Connecting the Ethnologisches Museum Berlin with Amazonian Indigenous Communities

  • Andrea Scholz
  • Thiago da Costa Oliveira
  • Marian Dörk
— Digitalisierung ethnologischer Sammlungen: Perspektiven aus Theorie und Praxis, 2021

I/O Bits: User-Driven, Situated, and Dedicated Self-Tracking

  • Kendra Wannamaker
  • Sandeep Kollannur
  • Marian Dörk
  • Wesley Willett
— Proceedings of the 2021 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, 2021

Summer School

We are preparing the »Visualizing Open Access Summer School« in cooperation with the Open-Access-Büro Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and Freie Universität Berlin.

6 – 17 September 2021

Conference Talk

Sara Akhlaq joined the SIGGRAPH 2021 panel Sisters of Code to give a presentation on »Women in Data Visualisation«.

11 August 2021
uclabprojectfig Project

The Fold

Rethinking interactivity in data visualization

Invited Talk

Benjamin Bach (University of Edinburgh): »Visualization Empowerment« live on YouTube at 4pm CEST. Part of information​+​visualization public lecture series.

12 Aug 2021

Unfolding Edges for Exploring Multivariate Edge Attributes in Graphs

  • Mark-Jan Bludau
  • Marian Dörk
  • Christian Tominski
— Poster at Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EuroVis), Zurich (Switzerland), 2021

Dieses kleine Buch ist für dich

  • Barbara Avila Vissirini
— Eine grafische Grammatik für Deutsch als Fremdsprache, 2021
dieseskleinebuch01 Project

Visuals for Language

Consistent visual representations of grammar

jmb_thumbnail Project

Topography of Violence

Visualizing antisemitic violence in Germany 1930–1938