Miles Davis: The Universe of Cool. Visualized
Miles Davis, international musical icon and cultural archetype, would have turned 90 years old on May 26, 2016. To commemorate Miles’ 90th, Legacy Recordings (the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment) and Polygraph (a publication for thoughtful, data-driven storytelling) is launching “The Universe of Miles Davis,” an immersive destination website visualizing the astounding ongoing cultural impact and importance of Miles Davis.
Built from data collated from over 2,000 Wikipedia pages mentioning the artist, “The Universe of Miles Davis” uses stunning visuals and animation to construct charts, graphs and interactive models illustrating that Miles Davis’ larger-than-life impact extends beyond music into the worlds of fashion, film, politics, fine art, popular culture, social media and more.
An innovative 21st century interactive platform, “The Universe of Miles Davis” is as revolutionary as the artist and genius it celebrates.