My Digital Humanities Fellowship, The Continuation….

  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.   The Semester and the fellowship has ended but it is another beginning with this project. My idea and concept for this project … Read More

Making a Statement Both Physically and Digitally

Hip Hop is a culture about making a statement in any type of way, from rapping lyrics, to tagging on walls, to breaking. I wanted to really utilize both the physical and digital materials to show those statements in my work. My intention with my installations was to utilize materials to allow for the audience to create visual representation of themselves.In my Graffiti Installations, I wanted to take that representation of Graffiti from simple tagging to elaborate murals so I … Read More

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

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 four elements of hip hop: DJing/Turntablism, Graffiti, Breaking, and MCing/Rapping. I want to be able to convey the connection between hip-hop culture … Read More

Hip Hop and The Use of Technology

  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.   I’ve always had an interest in hip hop and how it influences people not only in the United States but worldwide. MCing/Rapping, … Read More