“Blue Jay Emojis” is a project idea for a unique set of custom-made emojis and animated stickers tailored for the Johns Hopkins community, designed by the Johns Hopkins community. This project was created by member Jeanne Lee and made possible by the DMC’s Digital DaVinci Award.
Digital Da Vinci Award
During the JHU Center for Visual Arts’ 2019 Annual Student Exhibition, Mecca McDonald projected curated digital works from the JHU community.
Leonardo Da Vinci was the quintessential Renaissance thinker who combined ideas from many disciplines. What ideas do you have to lead us into a new era? What tools, materials, and mentoring would it take to get your idea off the napkin and into the real world? Is your idea Leonardo-worthy? The DMC has money available for creative projects!
Giovanna Molina and Simone Robbennolt have been recording, editing and sharing and successful podcast entitled “Audio Bios”
Justin Joyce, with the assistance of Gautam Prabhu and Russ Huang, completed a prototype in Spring of 2018 for a unique guitar-playing robot design called “Axel.”
Virtual reality today is missing a core element of the reality that it emulates: touch. To fill that gap, Nikhil Baddam and Owen Friesen are constructing a haptic glove for Virtual Reality Environments
Robert Li’s LED Umbrella Project includes the creation and display of 4 large outdoor umbrellas decorated with LEDs that are controlled by an Arduino. The Arduino is an open source microcontroller that Robert codes to control the colors and patterns of the LED strips. This project is currently in the…
LK’s project, is a 360 film about recovery and the emotional turmoil that comes with the trauma after surviving sexual assault. LK thought it extremely important to make her film in 360 Virtual Reality film format. Using this format, the viewer is no longer a passive observer, but instead becomes…
View from the Nest: Class of 2017 was an opportunity for seniors to capture their last semester on campus. This project was a virtual yearbook, open-sourcing footage from seniors to create a video montage that was shown at graduation. Using funds from the DMC’s Creative Use of Technology Grant, the…
Amelia Voos and her team (Max Jarcho, Dan Matsumoto, Danielle Naassana, Bridget Chen, K.J. Burnett, TJ Jois, Irving Nestor, and Chris Wend) combined their efforts with technical support and artistic guidance from the DMC to create this interactive artwork, “Enlighten” which debuted at JHU’s 2016 Lighting of the Quads. Enlighten…