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

Conference talk

Boris Müller will talk about »Making and Breaking Rules – Visualisation between Creativity and Usability« at the S-H-O-W conference in Utrecht and online.

28 November 2020

Zwischen Distanz und Nähe. Formen der Betrachtung und Bewegung in (digitalen) Sammlungen

  • Viktoria Brüggemann
  • Mark-Jan Bludau
  • Marian Dörk
— in: A. Geipel, J. Sauter & G. Hohmann (Eds.): Das digitale Objekt – Zwischen Depot und Internet (Deutsches Museum Studies Vol.7, pp. 115-123. Munich (Germany): Deutsches Museum Verlag., 2020

The Fold: Rethinking Interactivity in Data Visualization

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

Conference talk

Viktoria Brüggemann will present and discuss her research on visualizing digital history at the Digital Academy 2020, hosted by the University of Bielefeld under the topic “Visualisieren und Vergleichen”.

21 October 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

A Visual System for Grammar Instruction in Foreign Language Learning

  • Barbara Avila Vissirini
  • Franziska Morlok
  • Marian Dörk
— ECLL2020 Conference Proceedings, 2020
VIDAN_cover_02 Project


Visual and dynamic arrangements of narratives

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


We are seeking a new colleague with experience in 3D, Semantic Web and an interest in historical fashion research for the 3-year research project Restaging Fashion. Find all details in our job posting and apply by 15 November!

24 September 2020
SENSES-Preview-Thumbnail Project


Visualization and Communication of Climate Change Scenarios

kollisionen Project


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