We're thrilled to announce the details of the fifth annual Tapestry Data Storytelling Conference! The gathering will take place at Casa Monica in St. Augustine, Florida on March 1, 2017.
Tapestry is an invitation-only conference that brings together data-storytelling experts from academia, journalism, design, and both the private and public sectors. The event... Read more
Named after Argentinian infographist Alejandro Malofiej, the Malofiej Infographics Summit is a news infographics event held each year in the beautiful city of Pamplona, Spain. This year, Malofiej took place during the same week as the Tapestry Conference, leading to some conference envy.
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Nick Sousanis’s Tapestry keynote was exceptional. His thoughts on visual thinking are both powerful and inspiring.
Nick finished his keynote by getting everyone to draw. We weren’t just asked to draw; we were to draw an abstract comic-version of a day in our lives. He calls this "grids and gestures," and he has... Read more
"What do our thoughts look like before we put them down? And I suspect that no one here, if we ask this, would say, 'rows and rows of text,'" says Nick Sousanis, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Calgary.
That's where comics come into play, says Nick, who presented his entire doctorate in comic form.
"Comics allow for those linear moments but also... Read more
Jessica works to formalize storytelling patterns so that we can create tools to help people understand unfamiliar data.
She explained her approach at Tapestry. Check out her keynote presentation below.
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Eva shared four strategies for telling data stories without good data. Check out her full presentation which is aptly titled "The Plural of Anecdote Is Not Data—Except When It Is?"... Read more