DCC Capstone Proposal
Name — Cole Berg
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Project thesis /main idea
My goal for this project is to explore a concept by implementing some sort of sound installation or sound exhibition. My concept will redefine a soundscape as well as add meaning to what an audience already interprets within environmental context.
I am studying the philosophies, art, and movements inspired by advancing technologies in today’s society to find out how to translate these ideas into four paintings depicting futures of my imagination in order to help my readers better understand how technology shapes perceptions of themselves and the future of society.
For my capstone [...]
Alternative Meet and Greet for DCC
Our project will involve creating a 2D RPG (role playing game) and accompanying website geared towards incoming Digital Cultures and Creativity students. Each student will receive a simple code for personal keeping from the website which corresponds to their building and room number. (Roommates will all receive the same [...]
Title: Libraries: In Three Fold
Thesis: For my project, I am researching public libraries in the metropolitan area because I want to find out how their volumes, technological and paper, varies within libraries and their placement throughout the region, in order to help my reader understand the disparity between them. I will be using [...]
For my capstone project I will research the climates and local materials of several impoverished countries in order to design quality housing for these areas. I want my designs to show that affordable and eco-friendly housing does not require imported materials, which adds a lot to the cost of building a home, but can include [...]
Title: Second Wind: A Year in Review for Andrew Valmon
Thesis: For my project, I aim to do an audio only feature story that profiles Andrew Valmon. Valmon is the head coach of the Maryland men’s track and field team and the United States track and field team during the 2012 Olympics. Through [...]
I am trying to learn about how a single sound source inspires creativity, even in a non-audial representation of its data. I want to find out how audio data can translate into a visual aesthetic in order to help my reader understand how the line between technology, mathematics, and art are blurred.
My project explores [...]
The concept of beauty in math is often reserved for describing the elegance of a proof or the importance of a theorem. The beauty of math is usually of a more esoteric nature, appreciated only by professors or theoretical mathematicians. However, fractals – geometric, self- similar shapes found both in the natural world and the [...]
DCC Capstone Proposal
Alexis M. Anthony
The DCC Mentorship Program is a part of the University of Maryland’s Pre-College Program, the umbrella organization of two of the university’s college preparatory programs: the Upward Bound Program and the Upward Bound Math and Science Program. The mission of the program as stated [...]