Opening September 6, 2017 at California College of the Arts – Maximum Distance. Minimum Displacement.: A Mapper’s Delight features art made from the Hiphop Word Count database and is accompanied by a series of community data workshops.
In 2014, I founded the Rap Research Lab a creative technology studio that explores rap as a cultural indicator through educational, editorial, and creative interrogations.
Picasso, Baby!, a network graph that visualises the connections between rappers and the modern and contemporary painters they name drop in their rhymes.
Actual Fact is acommunity data project that teams academic writers and cultural critics with data visualization designers and programmers to produce and publish creative research.
Spotify City looks at music streams as a representation of a listener’s aspirations, influences and desires by building a theoretical city where real estate size is allocated based on data mined from the lyrical content of the songs that New Yorkers stream.
Happy Strawberry Moon on this First Day of Summer. It has been a year since my last confession so I’m super-amped to share these overdue studio updates below.
Champagne Always Stains My Silk is an interactive visual history of Champagne brand mentions in hip-hop from 1980-2010.
From The Series: Intonarumori: Noise Making Machines, Edition of 25, Serigraph, 15” x 15”. Informed by Luigi Russolo, Cut & Paste culture and digital music production. Order a limited edition print here.