10 Data Storytelling Videos from Tapestry 2017

The 5th annual Tapestry Conference was held on March 1st, 2017, and over 100 invitees from journalism, academia, government and both the non-profit and for-profit private sectors gathered at the beautiful Casa Monica resort in St. Augustine, Florida to discuss the emerging discipline of data storytelling.

Below are the ten presentations from the one-day event that spurred rich conversations both in-person as well as on social media, and also inspired wrap-up blog posts by attendees Catherine MaddenFrancis Gagnon and Andy Kirk.


1. Introduction to Tapestry 2017 and Tribute to Hans Rosling by Robert Kosara


2. "When the Storyteller Shows Up in the Story" by Lena Groeger


3. "Creative Data Literacy with Animated GIFs and Public Art" by Catherine D'Ignazio


4. "Making a Point" by Nathaniel Lash


5. "where's Larry? bringing data to life through story" by Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic


6. "Film Dialogue, Broken Down by Gender" by Matthew Daniels


7. "Geospatial and Temporal Visualization of a New Vaccine Introduction" by Chris Mast


8. "How Our Tools Shape the Way We Tell Stories" by Jewel Loree


9. "Visualization Recognition and Recall: Techniques for Visually Communicating Your Message" by Michelle Borkin


10. "Emotional Statistics" by Neil Halloran