Fonte: Comune di Venezia. Pellestrina non stava nell’immagine, ma ha vinto il Sì.

I risultati del Referendum per la separazione in due Comuni di Venezia e Mestre del 1 Dicembre 2019 si prestano a interpretazioni opposte. C’è chi mette l’accento sulla vittoria del sì, che ha raccolto il 66% dei voti totali, cifra che sale all’83% nella Città Antica e all’86% nell’Estuario. C’è…


Di lavoro comunico i dati, aiuto gli altri a raccontare…


Un breve racconto, dati alla mano, per chi ha bisogno di sentirsi ancora speranzoso.

La Lega ha accentrato il 37%…


Light Data Bars ” installation prototype by Batjo. Read recipe to recreate it in the cookbook “Data Driven News Installation. A Digital Fabrication Cookbook for Journalists

While working on Batjo, we surveyed dozens and dozens of data physicalizations. This post is the second of a series where I present an interdisciplinary selection of data objects and/or artistic installations,

READ PART 1 HERE

“Social data objects”

As introduced in the first post of this…


Data Walk” installation prototype by Batjo. Read recipe to recreate it in the cookbook “Data Driven News Installation. A Digital Fabrication Cookbook for Journalists

While working on Batjo, we surveyed dozens and dozens of data physicalization. In this post, I present an interdisciplinary selection of them

Physical data representations as social objects

In her book “The Participatory Museum”, Nina Simon discusses the concept of “social objects”. According to the author


A digital fabrication cookbook for journalists


A brief report looking at use of dataviz in 2017–2018 award-winning data journalism

With the project Batjo: Bits, Atoms and Journalism we want to assist newsrooms in producing physical data installations and provide them with a few templates and workflows that can be adapted to produce…



Thanks to a generous funding from Google’s Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, the project “Batjo: Bits, Atoms and Journalism” will kickstart its prototyping phase.

During the upcoming year, I will be working closely with Italian industrial designer and digital fabrication expert ?. We will investigate how data journalists can borrow tools and techniques from the maker movement and develop a toolkit to facilitate and automate the building of data driven physical news installations.

Are you a journalist, a newsroom or just curious to know more? Drop a line to alice-corona [at] riseup.net or tweet me at alice_corona

Alice Corona

Stories with data, from the data collection (or scrape) to the data visualization. Data storytelling instructor. Currently project leader at batjo.eu

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