Punk Rock Timeline

© Colleen McKeracher 2013

Punk Rock is a musical genre that has evolved out of the counterculture of the 60’s and has grown and diversified, strongly influencing the modern musical genres of today. This project visualizes the life of punk rock through the bands that most embodied the movement. The observer will gain insight into the culture of punk rock through a timeline that organizes the punk into a (more or less) linear story. In the live version you can scroll over the electrocardiogram-style blips to see the album title and link through to the corresponding Wikipedia entry.

Click image, and then click again, for interactive timeline.

I’m a historian, curator, communications strategist and information designer, living in Los Angeles since 2020. I have decades of work experience in universities, museums, government and the private sector. In recent years I’ve become a globally-recognized advocate for the design of safer streets and motor vehicles. Whatever the challenge, I’m passionate about combining words, images and data to communicate content that matters.

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The projects featured here were created by graduate students at the Azrieli School of Architecture, Carleton University, in a class that ran from January to April 2013. For more information consult the menu bar, or simply browse projects by category using the tag cloud.

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