An Ecosystem of Corporate Politicians



Nowadays, with the increase of publicly available information on economic and social matters, visualization has targeted such themes in order to promote transparency and raise awareness for the interested audience. This paper describes the design and implementation of an interactive visualization that displays the relations between Portuguese politicians with government positions and companies. The aim of this visualization is to create awareness of these relations, and by using a highly figurative approach, captivate the targeted audience. The visualization was able to gather interest from a broad audience and is available at


Information Visualization, Figurative Visualization, Graphic Design, Socioeconomic Visualization


Information visualization


xCoAx Computation, Communication, Aesthetics and X, June 2014

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