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

“Traveling Shot Over 26000 Miles”

“Traveling Shot Over 26000 Miles” is a multi-media research project that reframes the processes used to picture the world, including aerial photography, satellite imagery, maps and the analytical data tied to them. Incorporating three-channel video, hung images, (de)classified documents, and published reports, the project was installed in the Harold F. Johnson Library Gallery at Hampshire college from April 19-21, 2016.To put it broadly, the project focuses on surveillance, instruments of vision, maps, and the cyber-military-industrial complex. Initially, I was concerned … 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