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

New Complexity Recent projects, publications and activities

V3_website_v1 Project

Connect – Comprehend – Communicate

Amazonia as a future laboratory

refa Project


Digital contextualization of vestimentary sources

uclabprojectfig Project

The Fold

Rethinking interactivity in data visualization

Online workshop

»Let’s visit museum collections! What can we gather about the data?« — Virtual museum visits and reflections about cultural data and collection interfaces during vDHd2021.

25 March 2021, 3pm

Unravelling the Human Perspective and Considerations for Urban Data Visualization

  • Sarah Goodwin
  • Sebastian Meier
  • Lyn Bartram
  • Alex Godwin
  • Till Nagel
  • Marian Dörk
— IEEE 14th Pacific Visualization Symposium (PacificVis), 2021

The Public Life of Data: Investigating Reactions to Visualizations on Reddit

  • Tobias Kauer
  • Arran Ridley
  • Marian Dörk
  • Benjamin Bach
— ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2021

Keynote talk

Marian Dörk held the keynote at VIS4DH, the 5th Workshop on Visualization for the Digital Humanities at IEEE VIS → video recording

25 October 2020

Conference talk

Boris Müller talked about »Making and Breaking Rules – Visualisation between Creativity and Usability« at the S-H-O-W conference in Utrecht → video recording

28 November 2020

Outreach event

If you are curious about communicating climate change scenarios with data visualization, please join us for the SENSES Outreach Event being held online on 15 January at 2pm (CET).

15 January 2021
jmb_thumbnail Project

Topography of Violence

Visualizing antisemitic violence in Germany 1930–1938


Kleiderwirklichkeit und Bildfindungen im 19. Jahrhundert. Ihre Nachnutzung und Transformation im musealen Kontext

  • Sabine de Günther
  • Thekla Weissengruber
— Hrsg. netzwerk mode textil, in: Jahrbuch nmt 2020, S. 7-17, 2021
SENSES-Preview-Thumbnail Project


Visualization and Communication of Climate Change Scenarios


Relational perspectives as situated visualizations of art collections

  • Mark-Jan Bludau
  • Marian Dörk
  • Frank Heidmann
— Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, 2021
05_Thesis Project

Visuals for Language

Consistent visual representations of grammar