Data Visualization Workshop with SEED (US)

Fr/Fri 31. 8. 14:00 – 17:00

Join us for a hands-on workshop on the semantics of graphical representations and the aesthetics of information design, covering both conceptual and practical dimensions of the craft.

Theoretical discussions will cover subjects such as how to use the space of the canvas, what the legend means, as well as what colors, shapes and patterns are suitable for representing a variety of data types. In the practical part of the workshop, we will guide participants through the creation of a data visualization sketch using javascript libraries. Based on a dataset that is provided, each participant will create a network visualization.

Capacity: 20 people
Requirements: Participants are expected to bring their own laptops. Basic programming skills are required. Javascript knowledge is a plus.
Duration: 3 hours

The workshop is in English.

Please send your registration to

Mahir Yavuz — Workshop Leader
Mahir M. Yavuz is Design Technologist at Seed. He is a PhD candidate in Interface Culture at the University of Art and Design Linz. He worked as a lead designer and art director in various projects in Istanbul (2000-2006) and as a senior researcher in information design at the Ars Electronica Futurelab (2006-2011). He has given lectures and workshops on information design and visualization at universities in Turkey, Austria, Canada, and the US (2003-2011). His work has been exhibited in international festivals and exhibitions across Europe and the US.