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

New Complexity Recent projects, publications and activities

uclabprojectfig Project

The Fold

Rethinking interactivity in data visualization

jmb_thumbnail Project

Topography of Violence

Visualizing antisemitic violence in Germany 1930–1938

05_Thesis Project

Visuals for Language

Consistent visual representations of grammar

Keynote talk

Marian Dörk will hold the keynote at VIS4DH, the 5th Workshop on Visualization for the Digital Humanities at IEEE VIS.

25 October 2020

A Visual System for Grammar Instruction in Foreign Language Learning

  • Barbara Avila Vissirini
  • Franziska Morlok
  • Marian Dörk
— ECLL2020 Conference Proceedings, 2020

Reading Traces: Scalable Exploration in Elastic Visualizations of Cultural Heritage Data

  • Mark-Jan Bludau
  • Viktoria Brüggemann
  • Anna Busch
  • Marian Dörk
— Computer Graphics Forum (Proc. EuroVis). 39(3), 2020
SENSES-Preview-Thumbnail Project


Visualization and Communication of Climate Change Scenarios

Conference talk

Mark-Jan Bludau presented our research on elastic visualizations for cultural heritage data at the joint conferences of Eurographics and Eurovis 2020.

28 May 2020

Ikonizität als Erkenntnismittel – Vollständigkeit, Verständlichkeit und Kontextualisierung als Grundprinzipien der Visualisierung

  • Linda Freyberg
— in: Konferenzband zur DHd 2020 Paderborn - Spielräume: Digital Humanities zwischen Modellierung und Interpretation, 2020

Conference talk

Barbara Avila Vissirini presented her research on A Visual System for Grammar Instruction in Foreign Language Learning at the The European Conference on Language Learning (ECLL2020).

18 July 2020

The Fold: Rethinking Interactivity in Data Visualization

  • Viktoria Brüggemann
  • Mark-Jan Bludau
  • Marian Dörk
— DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly. 14:3, 2020

Invited talk

Olivia Vane (The British Library ): »Visualising cultural heritage collections: Is the data enough?« live at YouTube at 11am (UTC+2). Part of information​+​visualization public lecture series.

4 June 2020
kollisionen Project


Media collisions as drivers of innovation for new approaches to cultural heritage

VIDAN_cover_02 Project


Visual and dynamic arrangements of narratives