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Picasso Baby.

I’ve just finished a new network graph that visualises the connections between rappers and the modern & contemporary painters they name drop in their rhymes. Spanning 1979 – 2014 the graph gives a glimpse of the historical relationship that rappers… Continue reading

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Maximum Distance. Minimum Displacement.

Inspired by Pablo Picasso’s light pen drawings Maximum Distance. Minimum Displacement. uses abstracted semantic rap data to create sculptural forms with light. The forms represent the distance travelled by the lyrics in each song. (Brief) Methodology: I used the Hip… Continue reading

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