We have designer Valentina D’Efilippo and researcher Miriam Quick on the show to talk about their recent project OddityViz, a series of data visualizations of “Space Oddity,” the famous David Bowie song.
Valentina and Miriam deconstructed “Space Oddity” into multiple data sets to capture different aspects of the song: its narrative, rhythm, melody, and lyrics. Then they used each element to create a a unique data visualization piece.
They printed the visualizations as a series of posters and laser-carved acrylic black discs. Beautiful!
On the show we talk about their background, the process they followed to develop the project, and the events happening around it.
Enjoy the show!
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- Project’s website: https://www.oddityviz.com
- Twitter and instagram: @oddityviz
- David Bowie’s Space Oddity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYYRH4apXDo
- Shop: Art prints
- Valentina’s The Infographic History of the World
- Wieden+Kennedy: http://www.wk.com/
- OddityViz data set
- Melodyne sonic visualization tool: http://www.celemony.com/en/melodyne/what-is-melodyne
- Visualized Milan: http://visualized.com/milan/
- Miriam: http://miriamquick.com
- Valentina: http://www.valentinadefilippo.co.uk
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