093  |  OddityViz with Valentina D’Efilippo and Miriam Quick


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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.

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3. Welcome to our guests from OddityViz (00:01:28)

4. Introducing Miriam Quick (00:01:55)

5. Introducing Valentina D'Efilippo (00:03:16)

6. Their OddityViz project (00:05:03)

7. Exhibiting at Wieden+Kennedy (00:07:02)

8. The initial impetus for the project (00:08:24)

9. The design process (00:12:02)

10. How to generate the data? (00:17:56)

11. Tools for sonic visualization (00:19:35)

12. The last record: gathering data from people (00:22:35)

13. Deciding on the format for presentation (00:26:59)

14. Surprises and lessons from the project (00:32:29)

15. Thank you, Miriam and Valentina! (00:36:06)

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