Georgetown University Library Showcase

Spring 2022

A wooden arcade running on a Raspberry Pi with RetroPie installed
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Graphic Design students created Postmodern Punk Posters inspired by Spagnuolo Gallery’s Punk Visual Culture Exhibition: ultimate hybridity DIY + Maker Hub + Adobe
Spiritual Spaces is a mini-series from Akil Cole and Kelvin Doe, two members of Georgetown University's Black Interfaith Fellowship.
I had let my love of photography go for a while and only recently got back into it. I rarely make it down to DC and wanted to focus on the urban infrastructure and pops of colors one sees, even when it's rainy in a very urban area.
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This course website houses blogs on course readings, podcasts on contemporary books, and StoryMaps researching the Middle East in an effort to bring research and resources to the public.
The story is really weird, it's about a group of monsters trying to figure out what a human looks like... but they do a bad job of it. This was my final project for my animation class.
Triptych is a short narrative film hovering between the drama and experimental genres. Recovering from a hangover and an unsettling dream, Maria struggles to go about her day as she gets wrapped up in a whirlwind of her own imagination.
For this video project, I went around D.C. to ask residents whether or not they liked their jobs and why they chose that particular career path. I wanted to do this type of interview-on-the-street video because for the last couple of years, "The Great Resignation" has bombarded our screens which is a phrase explaining why an increasing number of Americans are quitting their jobs since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Photos taken in DC using a Library DSLR camera.
This program capstone project is a case study of the catastrophic US response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Financial Manhattan Project to end the War and Win Rebuild by establishing an Asset Ownership Standard.
What can we dream of? What could the future be? Following Jane Goodall's example, this podcast focuses on hope, imagination, and understanding of our place in a vast world.

Fall 2021

This project is a video created for the 1634 Society's website to educate members of the Georgetown community about the Traditions Day event that the 1634 Society hosts annually in October.
I created "Holy Crepe" as the final project for my Introduction to Animation class. The video was created using an under-the-camera stop motion animation technique and consists of more than 1000 individual pictures.
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A gift for my grandmother. She's the reason I love my plants!
This is a 3D printed lithophane heart of my dog Kirby
This project is about making a thing that showcases one of my favorite writers and activists: Angela Davis. The purpose of the stamp is to make a a ton of prints for my friends to spread awareness of a key figure in the Black Power movement of the 60s and 70s.
How does anesthesia cause retrograde amnesia? Resources from the Maker Hub will allow us to better understand the process of forgetting.
A vibrant sunflower bag that wards off cloudy days
The Handless Music Binder is a 3-ring binder designed for musicians that allows a performer to turn pages of sheet music handsfree.
Painting of musician Cartola inspired by a photograph in the Sodré collection of photographic negatives of Brazilian musicians.
"The newly founded female empowerment organization is building sisterhoods of support for women and girls in the DC community," and by compiling all of my journalistic pieces that I wrote throughout the semester about the organization, my storymap presents a cohesive story of what P.R.O.M.I.S.E. (HER) is all about!
I mapped food poverty in Philadelphia using ArcGIS software while reading Marcia Chatelain's book Franchise.
What's in a name? A local high school tries to answer that question as they ask themselves: who deserves the honor of representing their community.
"Sleeptime with Brady Condon" is the latest segment of the Hilltop Show.
A fieldwork assignment for a Global History course that uses historiographical methodology to study library sources and objects.
I have a large collection of vinyl records and I needed a place to store them. So in my free time, I made this vinyl record holder.
To thank the donors who make our program possible, we laser engraved log slices to make a festive holiday ornament.
A laser cut and hand-painted original design for someone special.
This project is based on research into the peri-Urban district Kisarawe in Tanzania where roughly 30% of girls have skipped school due their periods.
In this inaugural episode of the Core Pathways podcast "Pathways for People and Planet," my colleague Clio and I organized and produced this discussion on Indigenous knowledge and relations to land movements and the climate crisis.
I created this project during my digital photo class. It was during an outdoor activity to just practice taking photos out with our cameras and see what comes of it especially during the editing process. I actually never got to show my professor or peers this photo, but it stuck with me.
Two courageous women attended all-male Georgetown's medical school in 1880. Learn about their lives and legacies in this short documenary on the trailblazing visionary physicians Dr. Annie E. Rice and Dr. Jeannette J. Sumner.
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On December 1, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, a case concerning a Mississippi law that bans abortions after fifteen weeks of pregnancy. The law contradicts Roe v. Wade, which prohibits states from banning abortions before fetal viability at approximately twenty-three weeks.
"This animation showcases a blind pianist (The Dreamer) who takes an epic but mental voyage across the ocean. Through his playing, he is able to experience a phenomenon that he would otherwise be incapable of because of his disability.
This was a personal reflection on my lived experience throughout 2021.

Summer 2021

A large viewfinder to shine a light on images of monuments combined with critical photography

Spring 2021

A laser-cut spaceship interior decorated with mixed-media and soldered adafruit lights programmed with arduino circuitboards.
Compost'd is the first ever compost receptacle designed for the freezer.
This project is a website of a digital exhibit highlighting several efforts of community control in Harlem.
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In this news clip, I covered a local arts festival in North Charleston, SC. Splicing together interviews and b-roll, I attempted to make a short video of the event that could be featured on a local news network.
English Honors thesis, a historiography of queer and trans* social spaces.
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In our world today, it can seem silly and tremendously difficult to remain hopeful. But what does hope even mean?
A podcast about archives and archival research.
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Our collective body of human knowledge and wisdom, rooted in different ways of knowing, seems to point to a need for collective healing which will take holistic intentionality, intersectionality, and courage in design.
The assignment was an opportunity to synthesize all of our learnings on three levels: what I learned about Dr. Goodall and her story after reading her autobiography "Reasons for Hope"...
Inspired by studies on indigenous epistemologies and indigenous languages, I sought to apply a critical speculative lens in creating an artistic work that offers one response on how decolonizing technology may look in concrete action.
To culminate my time in Professor Trybus's class "The Jane Goodall Rules" I created this podcast that mimics Jane Goodall's own podcast - "The Hopecast" - where she reflects on her life journey and accomplishments that have been largely fueled by hope.
In learning about Jane Goodall's life story and her reasons for hope, I structured my own reason for hope.

Fall 2020

The project was meant to show how the COVID 19 pandemic is affecting healthcare workers as restrictions are lifted for the sake of the economy.
The current Registration system is provided by Ellucian Banner. Despite its comprehensive features that meet user needs, students often find it difficult to navigate and register due to the unintuitive design.
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The Village Well is a bookstore-cafe in Culver City, CA planning to open in the week of December 13. Jennifer Caspar has been dreaming of starting this business for decades, and when the chips finally fell into place, the world fell apart
This is a news video about the impact of COVID-19 on the arts community in D.C.
"Confronting Climate Change" is an analysis of the relationship between climate gentrification and racial segregation in Dade County, Florida.
A lot of students at prestigious U.S. universities are used to being impressive, constantly achieving lofty academic goals that garner recognition from friends and family. So how does that kind of goal-driven attitude translate into the senior job search?
I journeyed to the White House every day during election week: Monday, prior to Election Day, through Saturday, when President elect Biden's victory was called.
By documenting the breakfast of retired people, lunch of middle-aged office workers, and midnight snack of young students, our documentary will explore the real reasons behind different eating habits and lifestyles.
This story map provides an overview of community health in the Marina District of San Francisco, exploring various social determinants of health.
Master's thesis for the Urban & Regional Planning Program at Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies
Hand made quilts highlighting Georgetown
A desk lamp made from vintage art slides
A student group in Professor Myriam Vuckovic's Global Health Promotion course created these instructional materials for primary schoolgirls in Tanzania.
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Article on the School of Nursing & Health Studies website about the Class of 1920 nursing students during the flu pandemic.
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These laser cut pieces are sculptural works created for my Studio Art Senior Thesis show on the themes of education and neurodiversity.
This site gives a tour of where the food system has gone wrong in Birmingham, Alabama by mapping food access and food sovereignty.
A StoryMap that analyzes the hog industry in Duplin County, NC through an environmental and food justice lens.

Spring 2020

Bryson is a senior instructor teaching Shaolin Kungfu in DC. Practicing Kungfu really changed his life
The Lauinger Library Maker Hub staffers and volunteers have been using the 3D printers to help provide essential personal protective equipment (PPE) to healthcare workers in the area.
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This clock was designed based on a 19th-century Cuban comb from the Smithsonian archives.
This short documentary exposes the truly bizarre wrongful conviction of an African American military veteran and former police officer who received an unprecedented 45-year prison sentence for involuntary manslaughter.
A short documentary that exposes the injustice that resulted in the wrongful conviction of Terrel Barros, who was sentenced to two consecutive life terms plus 30 years.
This short documentary exposes the layers of injustice culminating in the wrongful conviction of Edward Martinez.
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A video about a sacred space in the Crystal City Shops Underground Mall.
A learning engagement and guide for parents of Montessori students provides a brief history of the Montessori philosophy, supplemental online media, narratives and reflections.
A news clip reporting on student artist activity during the COVID-19 quarantine period. How do you find a crowd in the age of social distancing? While Georgetown University may have suspended in-person performances to prevent the spread of COVID-19, student artists, have found an alternative way to express themselves. Hoyas at Home is an art collective founded on Instagram through the collaboration of multiple on-campus art groups.

Fall 2019

On the inaugural episode of "About Me", Kim and Kevin square up with the Instagram Bogeyman that is the "shadowban."
I created a set of reflective post cards cards to help students in the LDT program to take a quick moment to slow down and express a little gratitude.
This work examines testimonies and reports of Damas’ journey in the meandering of Black awareness at Georgetown University
Sickness sells. This is an immersion into the anxious headspace of a hypochondriac in the age of wellness.
The Europe Desk is a podcast from the BMW Center for German and European Studies at Georgetown University. It brings together leading experts working on the most pertinent issues facing Europe and transatlantic relations today.
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This is a 15 minute podcast based on the structure of the BBC series 'History of the World in 100 Objects' that I created for my Ignatius seminar class last semester.
This podcast series explores the powerful link between food and identity (set out in episode 1), and reveals the ways food can help us to support refugees and migrants in DC
Helmet Hair, a multi-layered laser cut artwork
5 journals with wooden covers laser cut with living hinge spines and featuring prominent campus architecture, representing each of the four undergraduate schools and the university as a whole.
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Spring 2019

A Georgetown student describes his unique experience with imposter syndrome while on campus.
This is series of paintings by artist Ashley Dequilla made for the Asian and Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Research Project.
Why Hoyas love the "eyesore of campus."
These low-cost air quality monitors measure dangerous particulate matter, temperature, and humidity.
These designs express feelings of fear, love, and the need for balance.
This film sheds light on one man's story of a wrongful conviction and the immense challenges facing innocent inmates seeking exoneration.
This website explores gentrification as it relates specifically to DC neighborhoods.
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This is what our feminist utopia looks like.
This documentary tells the story of lead poisoning Calumet, of motherhood, and of the will to fight environmental racism and violence.
This payload measures humidity, pressure, temperature, UV radiation, and acceleration, gyroscopic motion, and magnetic fields.
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This documentary explores the intricacies of beauty supply stores in the DMV area.
This win-win business idea for both consumers and the environment describes using hempcrete blocks as insulation.
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This documentary tells the story of a man wrongfully convicted of murder in 1991.
Two poets in the DC area interview guests who make time for writing.
A moment in gym class creates confusion about the human body.
This pack of handmade notebooks include vector drawn representations of DCPL locations.
This soulful and passionate hip hop song talks about pain and suffering that African Americans/Blacks go through in daily life.
This stop motion animation project was completed using M&M's, Skittles, and black and white beans.
A physical addendum to an ePortfolio, this project consists of magnetic poetry, quotes, artwork, and poems.
This episode of 94.2 WJCM “The Igloo," features two Pittsburgh Penguins fans calling in to host Jammin’ Jimmy Musial with their thoughts on the upcoming NHL playoffs.
A small pep music video for the 2019 McDonough Cup.
A recreated image similar to those found on the video game GTA V's loading screens.
A trippy animated music video created for the Intro to Animation class.
This podcast describes a few of the challenges expectant mothers face in our nation’s capital.
This stop motion animation is dedicated to one student's parents waiting for their only child to return home to South Korea.
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These projects created using many artistic mediums supported in the Maker Hub.
This podcast tells the story of how one student's parents make their interracial marriage work.

Fall 2018

A short video on food insecurity and how it affects the classroom.
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This laser-cut bee has eyes that light up and buzzing sounds that change pitch when the wings are moved.
3D printing helped facilitate research by providing study participants with scale models or their individual brains.
This project honors the men and women who have served our country.
This original laser-cut artwork depicts the New York City and Washington DC skylines reflecting each other in opposing wood tones.
This video delves into the prison labor system of the U.S. to understand its a underpinnings, pervasiveness, and potential reforms.
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Students created self-sustaining terrariums using different soil layers and small tropical plants in closed jars.
Laser-cut Christmas ornaments created in the Maker Hub.
This is a laser-cut map of Georgetown.
Here's a video from the Hoya about the student section at Georgetown's basketball games.
A laser-cut puzzle as a conceptual annotated bibliography.
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The Fidget Quilt was made using refurbished pants found in the Maker Hub along with tactile additions such as foam, felt, and pom poms.
This film explores the changing policies of the U.S. government that affect migrants from Central America.
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Photography inspired by Mario Testino's towel series captures the essence of women being free and expressing themselves.
This project shows the geography of migration in the early-twentieth century Eastern Mediterranean.

Spring 2018

This podcast discusses the comedy industry through the perspective of its members.
3d models of actual abdominal aortas created for an anatomy class.
This digital story encompasses the struggles and successes of the Georgetown women's rowing team.
Three Puerto Rican Georgetown University students talk about how it felt to be away from the island during Hurricane Maria.
A photography project created by interviewing people about their dreams.
A vision system so that the operator of large construction equipment can see what they're doing if their view is obstructed from the operations cabin.
A Lego stop motion comedy animation on negative human impact on the environment.
A cover of a famous Persian anthem
Digital Witchcraft investigates the dialogue and images of witch films.
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What does the District Wharf represent to the DC community after opening in 2017?
An in-depth study of the Helvetica typeface using different embroidery styles.
A photography project showcasing feminine beauty.
This podcast tells the story of a forgotten Georgetown icon in relation to the slave sale of the GU272 in 1838.
This project demonstrates environmental racism in Detroit.
This magazine explores the effects of European beauty standards on black women today.
An animation of makeup application contrasted with destruction of the body.
An animated short reflecting the barbarity of the modeling industry.
Georgetown evening MBA students helped build an eco wall for a local school in the outskirt of Lima, Peru.
The startup hotel makes local goods more accessible through automated vending pods.
The AIDS epidemic is largely seen as a problem of the past or of other countries; however this podcast looks at how AIDS is currently affecting gay and bisexual black men in the U.S.
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A pulse oximeter is a device that measures both your heart rate & oxygen saturation.
Here's the story of Georgetown's latest transportation phenomenon.
In this podcast, co-hosts reminisce on childhood experiences and discuss what it's like revisiting the experiences now as adults.
The Society of Jesus Apologizes, 179 Years Later.
Micah shares about her relationship with her natural hair.
The exhibit Lest We Forget by Luigi Toscano, displayed at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool features 120 photos of Holocaust survivors.
How did we get to our current moment of "post-truth" in media and photography?
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Students built air quality monitors in the Maker Hub to monitor PM2.5 using solar PV for power.
This five-act series explores what it’s like to come of age in a working-class small town today.

Fall 2017

Last April, Harvey Fitz, 30, began hosting Poetic Vibes, a monthly open mic in Anacostia.
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A photo series capturing black men posing with flowers to counter toxic masculinity.
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Spring 2017

Jordan, a college freshman, becomes the subject of unwanted attention.
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Spring 2016

"Today" provides a glimpse of what the intensity of a day for someone with depression might look like.
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There's a unique relationship between college kids and Chipotle restaurant.
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With the help of open source software and Gelardin's Maker Space, Max Kim designed and prototyped a steno machine.
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Fall 2015

Mission Possible uses stop motion technique to simulate a video game, which leads the audiences to explore the campus with the character and ends with Old North.
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Based on the spoken word piece, "Brochure Brother," this short film highlights various challenges faced by males of color on college campuses.
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Spring 2015

This documentary explores film as a medium while focusing on Art Shares of Georgetown student performances.
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