Loup Cellard

Loup Cellard is a PhD student at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick, UK. The aim of his PhD thesis is to understand how digital technologies and design cultures order the enactment of transparency in society. His methodological framework is drawing from science and technology studies, software studies and design research. In 2012-2013, Loup worked at FING – Fondation Internet Nouvelle Génération – a think-tank based in Paris where he tried to improve the « data literacy » of citizen communities thanks to research-action workshops. In 2014-2015, he worked as a data visualisation designer at Sciences-Po Medialab (Paris, FR), a lab focused on digital methods for social science, and at the Digital Humanities Lab at EPFL (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland).

Self-Recognition in Data Visualization. Peer review

How Individuals See Themselves in Visual Representations.

Dario Rodighiero et Loup Cellard | 08.08.2019

This article explores how readers recognize their personal identities represented through data visualizations. The recognition is investigated starting from three definitions captured by the philosopher Paul Ricœur : the identification with the visualization, the recognition of someone in the visualization, and the mutual recognition that happens between readers. Whereas these notions were initially applied to study the role of the book reader, two further concepts complete the shift to data visualization : the digital identity stays for the present-day [...]