Data Art

Finding the beauty in numbers.

Morph, an open-source tool for data-driven art without code

Morph, by Datavized in collaboration with the Google News Initiative, is a tool…

Turning water pollution into audiolized awareness

Brian House collected polluted water with acid mine drainage in the Tshimologong Precinct,…

Algorithmic art shows what the machine sees

Tom White is an artist who uses neural networks to draw abstract pictures…

Synesthesia used to paint numbers through color

Lucy Engelman has synesthesia, which is a perceptual response where one sensory pathway…

Visualizing the toxicity in Twitter conversations

Peter Beshai was tasked with visualizing the toxicity in Twitter conversations. He arrived…

Visualizations using Play-Doh

We usually visualize data on computers, because it’s where the data exists and…

Composite image of a spider building its web

Christian Fröschlin combined 2,800 frames of a spider building its web for this…

Convert an image to LEGO brick shopping list in R

Every day you wish you could convert a picture of your family or…

Imagining gigantic places with satellite imagery

Artist Marcus Lyon imagines worlds where there are so many people that the…

Comparison of terms and conditions lengths

Most of us don’t read the terms and conditions before we click on…

Shapes we make, seen from the sky

Look from the above at the shapes and geometry we use for cities,…

Bruises

Musician Kaki King’s daughter suffers from a condition (Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura) where her…

Obliteration Room invited people to put dotted stickers everywhere

The Obliteration Room (2012) by artist Yayoi Kusama started as a blank white…

Time-lapse shows night sky at varying levels of light pollution

One of my favorite childhood memories is the time I went camping and…

Ed Sheeran’s creative process explained with music visualization

The New York Times is back at it in explaining the creative process.…

Tracking ballet dancer movements

Research group Euphrates experimented with lines and a ballet dancer’s movements in Ballet…

How generative music works

Generative music comes from the design of a system that produces notes that…

Looking for patterns and structures from the sky

Photographer Bernhard Lang takes pictures in small planes and helicopters, pointing his camera…