A Tale of Two Parties

Since the time of the election was announced, I had contemplated how to make a data visualisation for Kino Sydney at Object Gallery. It was not until the week after the election I got a clear idea what I want to do—just a simple result of the elections from 1901 to 2010.

A Tale of Two Parties from ApostrophePong on Vimeo.

And finally, Australia has decided who’d be the Prime Minister after the election in August 2010. The close result between Labor Party and the coalition gave a mighty power to the Greens the independents to decide who could govern. It triggered me to do the research on the history of the result and present as a motion graphics. I was going to add more complex data such as the senate seats but that would come along later.

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