An explanation of my Emerging Media capstone project
As my Emerging Media capstone project, I designed iNViVO: mobile application and web platform designed to serve as a digital companion for prolonged exposure (PE) therapy, one of the fastest growing treatments for PTSD — an anxiety disorder that affects nearly 7.7 million adults every year in the United States.
Piece of academic writing produced during a graduate seminar in rhetorical criticism
It uses the evolution of Monica Lewinsky's image to demonstrate how visual media operate rhetorically to construct lasting public identities, how these public identities can become iconic, and how that can become undone.
Personal essay and independent exploration into new media & memoir
Perhaps it’s because I’ve come of age in midst of a first-person industrial complex or maybe I just read Eat Pray Love far too young—but I’ve become fascinated with memoir. What interests me are the questions that such criticism and controversy can raise: questions of literary merit, of the limits to our memory, of our ability to rewrite history, of our obligation to the truth.
Collection of quotes about new media, memoir, and writing about one's life
During the course of this exploration into new media and memoir, I’ve spent a lot of time poking around the web. In the process, I’ve read close to 100 articles about storytelling, memoir, writing, and disclosing your life online. I found myself in some deep, dark rabbit holes of the internet but I’ve also managed to collect some really beautiful things along the way. Take what you need and leave the rest.
Cover-page story and profile of indie-pop musician Kishi Bashi
It’s been almost exactly a year since K Ishibashi — otherwise known by his stage name, Kishi Bashi, although that can hardly be called a pseudonym — came to call Athens home. And what a year it’s been.
Feature story about a local group of writers called Athens Word of Mouth
It’s half past eight on the first Wednesday of the month and The Globe’s upper room is full of laughter, applause and the unusual group of friends that calls themselves Athens Word of Mouth. David Noah takes the stage shortly after and members of the audience begin to simultaneously cry out, “IT’S HIS FIRST TIME!” Noah has been listening to members of Word of Mouth perform for the past year and tonight, he’s decided to try his own hand at poetry. There are pens in mouths and marbled notebooks in hands and the night is nothing if not magical.