Concept

Image
Image
Auszug aus dem Konzept des Visual Society Program: Grafik des thematischen Kontextes. (Quelle: David Skopec, Konzept des ViSoP)
Auszug aus dem Konzept des Visual Society Program: Grafik des thematischen Kontextes. (Quelle: David Skopec, Konzept des ViSoP)

Transformation & Visualisation

The transformer analyzes empirical data and creates
concepts for visualization before the actual graphic design

The transformer analyzes empirical data and creates concepts for visualization before the actual graphic design begins. Thus, the starting point of the communicative transfer process happens earlier: It starts with the generation and creation of knowledge. This translating task requires a thorough analysis of the data basis and possible structural models. 

For the designer, a profound knowledge of the

For the designer, a profound knowledge of the content and its origins can help to generate new ideas. On the other hand, for scientists, this process of transformation and visualization can create a completely new understanding of their own subject. 

can create a completely new understanding of their own
subject.

Literature Recommendations:

Otto Neurath Band
Gesammelte Bildpädagogische Schriften
Hrsg. Rudolf Haller, Robin Kinross, Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, Wien, 1991
ISBN 3-209-00863-9
 
Otto Neurath
The Language of the Global Polis
Hrsg. Nader Vossoughian,
NAi Publishers, Rotterdam, 2011
ISBN 978-90-5662-798-0
 
The Transformer
Principles of making ISOTYPE Charts
Hrsg. Marie Neurath, Robin Kinross
Hyphen Press, London, 2009
ISBN 978-0-907259-40-4
 
Otto Neurath
From Hieroglyphics to ISOTYPE a visual autobiography
Hrsg. Matthew Eve, Christopher Burke
Hyphen Press, London, 2010
ISBN 978-0-907259-44-8

ISOTYPE
Design and Contexts 1925-1971
Hrsg. Christopher Burke, Eric Kindel, Sue Walker Hyphen Press, London, 2013 ISBN 978-0-907259-47-3
 
Designing Universal Knowledge
Gerlinde Schuller
Lars Müller Publishers, Baden, 2009
ISBN 978-3-03778-149-4
 
Die Geschichte der Welt in zwölf Karten
Jerry Brotton
C. Bertelsmann Verlag, 2014
ISBN-13: 978-3570011072
 
Objektivität
Lorraine Daston, Peter Galison
Suhrkamp Verlag, Frankfurt, 2007
ISBN-13: 978-3518584866