With “Past Visions” Frederick William IV of Prussia’s drawings are available for exploration through time and tag words. Three different modes of view invite a visual play with the different relations between the drawings that are accompanied by detailed descriptions and research reports. The visualization was created in 2016 as part of the research project »VIKUS – Visualising Cultural Collections« at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam and is available in German and English.
The Life and Death of Data is a display of over 70.000 plant accessions by the Arnold Arboretum created by Yanni Alexander Loukissas and Krystelle Denis. Rather than displaying the plant accessions, it delivers a quantitative impression of what information the collection of data can convey about the institution.
The online catalog of Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums allows its users to experience serendipity while browsing through artifacts. Depending on the scrolling speed either related items or random new topics are presented. The interface provides a user history in form of storing as well as a map view that presents all items that are stored and their relations to each other.
Selfiecity investigates the style of self-portraits (selfies) analyzing 3200 Instagram selfies shared in New York, Moscow, Berlin, Bangkok, and Sao Paulo with a mix of techniques, ranging from theory over quantitive analysis to visualization and artistic expression. The aim is to quantify patterns and to offer systematic comparisons of selfies by exploring the demographics of people taking selfies, their poses and expressions.
The visualization ArtScope shows by now 6491 artworks of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in a “map-like” grid. If you are interested in an artwork you can zoom in or drag the “magnifying glass” to the next work of art.