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My Digital Humanities Fellowship, The Continuation….

Eunice Esomonu/ August 1, 2016

    5CollDH Undergraduate Fellow and Mount Holyoke College student Eunice Esomonu’s project consists of four public art installations that use elements of hip hop culture to gain perspective on interactive multimedia production. This is her third post of three. You can click through to read the first and second installments, or read an interview with Eunice by Jeffrey Moro.…

Making a Statement Both Physically and Digitally

Eunice Esomonu/ August 1, 2016

    5CollDH Undergraduate Fellow and Mount Holyoke College student Eunice Esomonu’s project consists of four public art installations that use elements of hip hop culture to gain perspective on interactive multimedia production. This is her second post of three. You can click through to read the first and third installments, or read an interview with Eunice by Jeffrey Moro.…

Mixing Tech and Hip-Hop with 5CollDH Fellow Eunice Esomonu

Jeffrey Moro/ March 31, 2016

Over the next few months, we’re running interviews with 5CollDH Student Fellows to learn more about their projects and research process. We continue our series with Eunice Esomonu, a senior at Mount Holyoke College.  What is your 5CollDH project about? My project seeks to search and convey the intersection of hip hop and technology through interactive installations inspired by the…

Hip Hop and The Use of Technology

Eunice Esomonu/ March 25, 2016

    5CollDH Undergraduate Fellow and Mount Holyoke College student Eunice Esomonu’s project consists of four public art installations that use elements of hip hop culture to gain perspective on interactive multimedia production. This is her first post of three. You can click through to read the second and third installments, or read an interview with Eunice by Jeffrey Moro.…

Points of Contact: Exploring the role of architecture in public social behavior at Amherst College

Sam Tang/ May 18, 2015

At Amherst College, social dynamics, especially in public spaces, are shaped in part by a phenomenon known as the “Amherst Awkward”. This is manifested in multiple ways: self-segregation in the dining hall, avoiding of eye contact when crossing paths outside, the lack of a sense of community, etc. I’ve personally been guilty of contributing to the Amherst Awkward at times and many of my peers…

Public Art .Fund: Testing What’s Real and What’s Not

Baillie Vensel/ March 13, 2015/ 0 comments

  How can digital technologies let us test the limits of what’s real and what’s not? 2014 5CollDH microgrant recipient Baillie Vensel (Smith College ’16) explores this question, and its socioeconomic dimensions, in her microgrant project Public Art . Fund. Learn more, in her own words: Public Art .Fund began as a project for the 5 College Studio Art Seminar in Social…

An Imagined Product Launch for a Very-Not-Imaginary Product

Wouter Schievink/ February 24, 2015

  Where does the device stop and you begin? What’s it like to live as a machine? These are familiar questions to science fiction literature, but take on shocking new stakes in 2014-15 5CollDH undergraduate fellow Wouter Schievink’s project. Through a series of public art installations exploring robotics, organic material, and interactivity, his project interrogates our physical relationships with ephemeral technologies. In his…