Student work and examples of cultural data stories

Some inspiring work to give you an idea what (cross-)cultural data stories and data visualisation from a humanistic angle could look like:

http://crossculturaldataliteracy.org/2021/06/11/week-17/Studentwork from previous data visualization courses / projects we organized:

During the CCDL project we ran in spring 2021, student Fikha Adelia from Indonesia made a wonderful datastory about food habits around the world:


CCDL-Students Alenka form Sweden and Mariana Avila from Mexico visualised the feelings people reported to have during COVID-lockdowns in different countries:



This website was developed by a team of students in Amsterdam from the Data Visualisation program at the AUAS. It allows the end-user to explore data about life circumstances of Cocoa farmers in Ghana:


Some examples of data visualizations about cultural experiences:

A beautiful data vis of the cultural experience of color by information designer David McCandles that is still so inspiring:




As mentioned before, the work of Kontinentalist is a great example of what cultural data stories can look like, like this story about the perception of global warming.

The project Dear Data by information designers Stefanie Posavek and Giorgria Lupi shows a personal and humanistic approach to datavis by collecting data from your own environment.



The โ€˜Time of Quarantineโ€™ by Andrea Giambelli combines personal data about the experience of Covid lock-downs in 7 different countries.