Hollow: Wistful Portrait of a Dying Town

Hollow: Wistful Portrait of a Dying Town

Hollow documents the inhabitants and their way of life at a dying McDowell County, West Virginia. Here out in the countryside there is a sense of community, solidarity; there is a love of the wilderness, a comforting familiarity with the…

Musings on Patient HM and the Human Enigma

Musings on Patient HM and the Human Enigma

I knew vaguely of a few cases of patients whose unfortunate run-ins with brain-altering incidents illuminated new insights into the workings of the brain. Of particular interest to me were the more detailed minutiae regarding HM’s interactions, his interests, such…

Reuters-Water’s Edge

The website by Reuters Investigates: Water’s Edge: The crisis of rising sea level features a variety of media elements to show the growing problem on land erosion, flooding and rising water levels with the usage of photos, audio clips, charts,…

Patient HM

Patient HM

Patient HM The way memory works gives me great interest in general. I have thought over the years about my memory, and how memory will affect me one day. I have a very good memory unlike many members of my…

Preliminary Research

Preliminary Research

I was mainly interested in the sections of “The Brain That Changed Everything” where Henry’s interests were in focus. His love for animals, trains, word games and things of the sort that it seems a child would be highly interested…

A Journal of Insomnia

A Journal of Insomnia

A Journal of Insomnia is a webspace that utilizes sound, text, photography, voice recording, and video footage to create an eerie nighttime ambiance. To fully experience the site, you must make an appointment with someone who suffers from Insomnia. Once…

A review of "Prison Valley," the 2010 interactive documentary

A review of “Prison Valley,” the 2010 interactive documentary

In the interactive documentary “Prison Valley,” a journalist and artist, through video, photography, narration, and art direction, present their portrait of Fremont County, Colo., home to 36,000 people and 13 prisons. One of these is the federal Supermax prison that…