Initiated by Manuel Lima*, visualcomplexity web site aims at being an unified resource space for anyone interested in the visualization of complex networks. The project’s main goal is to give the best understanding of different visualization approachs, across a series of disciplines, as diverse as biology, social networking or networks.
I’m fascinated by this site because the frontier between business and art is very close. Even if the data representation has a functional, business oriented purpose, the graphical result is very similar to artist works. I can’t keep on writing this article without making a parallel with Processing and the works artists did with this language.
I recommend this site without hesitation.
*Nominated by Creativity magazine as “one of the 50 most creative and influential minds of 2009″, Manuel Lima is an interaction designer, information architect and design researcher.