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Gelardin & Maker Hub Showcase

Spring 2017

Evans Ray receives clemency from President Obama after receiving a life sentence for a non-violent drug offense.
Brett Oye: Photographs from childhood
Brett Oye shares his experiences as a returning citizen after being incarcerated.
Monte Pollard, director of community outreach at the D.C. Mayor’s Office for Returning Citizen Affairs
Monte Pollard shares his story of growing up in southeast DC, his time in prison and readjusting to society.
Data Visualization
Exploring the human development index (HDI) and its relationships with some policy factors that can potentially influence human development.
Georgetown University circa 1850
Georgetown students address the impact of slavery on the legacy of education inequality and college preparedness in black communities.
Georgetown's history with the institution of slavery is told through the lens of family members who sued for their freedom at the turn of the 19th century.
Jordan, a college freshman, becomes the subject of unwanted attention.
Jordan, a college freshman, becomes the subject of unwanted attention.
Into The Past Animation
A short animation of part of a letter Julia's grandfather wrote her as a child.
Photo scenes create surreal environments meant to tease our seriousness and sense of sanity.
A special photograph that was laser-cut into wood at the Maker Hub.
A special photograph that was laser-cut into wood at the Maker Hub.
The Good Work
Students delve into Georgetown's past involving slavery and the years of silence between the slave community and the university.
DC Central kitchen
An orientation video for DC Central Kitchen.
Multicolored portrait created with a 3D printer pen.
Multicolored portraits of different music artists created with a 3D printer pen.
Childhood memories of fleeing the Israeli-Lebanese war.
Childhood memories of fleeing the Israeli-Lebanese war.
"A quick and handy guide" for dealing with racism.
Music notation from the Odyssey
Odyssey is an original music composition show concept for indoor performing percussion groups.
Scope is a creative journal that encourages and showcases thoughtful reflections from medical students.
Scope is a creative journal that encourages and showcases thoughtful reflections from medical students.
Moruomi Li spends one more day with her grandfather in her hometown outside of Chongqing, China.
Moruomi Li spends one more day with her grandfather in her hometown outside of Chongqing, China.
Two cats find happiness on a sunny Friday.
In which two cats find happiness.
More than Money Podcast
More than Money is a podcast that creates a conversation community around how to use your values to engage with work and invest your wealth.
Diamond - Oil paint on glass
A short animation made with cut-outs and oil paint on glass.
Penguins in Antarctica
A global marathon trek recently leads Georgetown student Nick Stukel to Antarctica.
Larry Calloway, bus driver at Georgetown University
Larry Calloway, a Bus Driver at Georgetown University, has been singing for more than 50 years.
Fortune cookies
Watch, laugh, and learn more about Fortune Cookies.
A dog at the Humane Rescue Alliance
In January 2017, Humane Rescue Alliance accepted some of the 200 dogs from a dog meat farm in South Korea.
Union Market in Washington, DC
This is an audio story about deaf people working in the hearing world.
A book and a camera
Follows the personal journey of a young black male.
Georgetown University Film Festival Brochure
Festival brochure design for the 3rd annual Georgetown University Film Festival.
Undisclosed Podcast
Undisclosed is a nationally renowned criminal justice podcast.

Fall 2016

A family selling chicken and rice at the farmer's market.
A family sells chicken and rice at the Georgetown farmer's market.
Two Vietnam veterans discuss their time in war and battles with PTSD.
The voices of Street Sense vendors and editors tell their stories about their work to put an end to homelessness in our nation's capital.
We used the 3D reconstruction of a CT scan to print a model skull for a patient with craniofacial dysplasia.
As Mike Pence moves to the Chevy Chase neighborhood, many of his new neighbors enact a 'polite protest.'
Presenting a voice to a community that had been the subject of much vitriol over the course of Trump's election: namely Hispanics and immigrant Latinos.
Hype video created for the start of the men's basketball season.
Tennis team
Follows the Georgetown Women's Tennis Team after the destruction of their home courts.
Watch this newscast to learn about Georgetown’s new Maker Hub!

Summer 2016

Against all odds thumbnail
Against all odds is a musical composition of African and Hip-hop sounds.
Washington, D.C. tenants' homes are threatened to be demolished for development.

Spring 2016

360-degree footage of an Environmental Geoscience Lab's water quality tests.
This video highlights a local initiative working with the KIND Causes Campaign.
In a future world, a man undergoes a procedure to relive and alter one of his most traumatic memories.
Edwin Lopez travels to Ciudad Juarez in Mid-February to cover the pope's visit for The Caravel.
In "Deepest Sense", we bid farewell to Fr. Kevin O'Brien, SJ as he and other members on campus reflect on his time at Georgetown.
A brief study of Native Mesoamerican architecture based on existing archeological data and historical documents.
Office Hours: A Podcast is a show recorded in Gelardin featuring a conversation between Professor Chatelain and a student guest.
"Time to Write" is a rap song, written/recorded by Shawn Randolph aka Lil Matt and produced by Didi Burton.
With the help of open source software and Gelardin's Maker Space, Max Kim designed and prototyped a steno machine.
Music created in the Gelardin Production Studio.
Unsung Heroes is an organization that focuses on promoting awareness and appreciation for workers that keep our university running behind-the-scenes.
There's a unique relationship between college kids and Chipotle restaurant.
"Today" provides a glimpse of what the intensity of a day for someone with depression might look like.
The project is a map of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers at the turn of the eighteenth century based on the textual sources of the period as well as modern hydro-climatological studies.
Daniel has captured moments of dozens of his favorite rap artists live in concert from Boston to DC.

Fall 2015

Video made for the Georgetown Stories project.
The poster is designed to educate and encourage caretakers in Ghana to take their children for vision screening.
Our aim was to accurately represent the variety of identities represented within the kids of the DC Schools Project.
The purpose of this educational infographic is to build awareness about the pressing issue of illiteracy and how it connects to other larger social justice issues.
The map was distributed to GMC's patrons for use last hypothermia season to help locate shelters in extreme weather.
This health promotion podcast was aimed at convincing (potentially) pregnant women in Ghana to use a skilled birth attendant while delivering their child.
This project assesses the state of New Orleans schools a decade after Hurricane Katrina.
Music created in the Gelardin Production Studio.
"The Ladder" is a rap song about a fallen classmate, Matthew Douglas.
Based on the spoken word piece, "Brochure Brother," this short film highlights various challenges faced by males of color on college campuses.
Photos from a Mac Miller concert, December 2015.
Habon Ali takes us through her journey, beginning in Kenya and ending at Georgetown University.
The BinderBits Podcast is a topical show on film, television, and games.
It is time to have a frank discussion about our sources of stress.
This podcast shares a new perspective on how urban gardens interact with urban communities.
The image shown in this poster is of the Georgetown cross country team on the start line of the 2015 NCAA middle atlantic championship.
Mission Possible uses stop motion technique to simulate a video game, which leads the audiences to explore the campus with the character and ends with Old North.
Vanussa and her husband took over Georgetown Hairstyling, a barbershop that stood here for more than a hundred years.
Scene Recreation: Students choose a scene from a feature film and recreate it shot for shot.
An audio recording in the form of a hip-hop and R&B record and at the same time a sonnet with lyrics in a native African language (Hausa) and English.
Less Travelled is a storytelling project designed to educate its listeners about the field of Conflict Resolution.
"Three's A Crowd Sportscast" is an entertaining and innovative sports talk podcast tailored around the latest sports news.
Transitioning into college comes with optimistic aspirations paired with doubts about the people we are and the experiences we have acquired that have led us to this point.

Summer 2015

This commemorates the grand opening of Cuba's embassy in Washington D.C.
Summer School created a campus tour video to showcase to our students that will be visiting students this summer.

Spring 2015

My exhibit/video revolves around the theme of cafés, society and art. The idea came to me when thinking about how important cafés were for artists in Paris.
I chose to create an exhibition highlighting the aesthetic, yet functional features of glass.
A mini-documentary made for Music 270 that explores the tensions of the intent to attend a music festival.
What kind of containers are imposed on our lives?
College is hard enough without having to deal with serious financial worries and potential social exclusion.
This documentary explores film as a medium while focusing on Art Shares of Georgetown student performances.
Taking a close look at the lives and memories of three contemporary Veterans, How Can I Tell You About War reveals the complexities of identifying as an American Veteran.
A short video about the history of Israel through the lens of several children who live and have lived there.
We wanted to have professional-grade photography as promotional material for the cast and crew of the student-made film "11:59" by Mesbah Uddin (SFS '15).
Jerome is an MMA fighter. This a small insight into his fighting life.
This piece was inspired by the biblical tale of Salome, the dancer who, on the orders of her mother Herodias, danced before King Herod and so entranced the king that he offered her whatever she desired.
A young female astronomer confronts cosmic mystery, inspiring uncertainty and wonder about the origins of the universe and the possibility of life after death.
This song was my final individual project for my Recording Arts I class with Professor Flawn Williams.
Cabaret is Georgetown University's own annual rock extravaganza. This was the 39th edition of Cabaret and the biggest to date, hosted by one of DC's favorite music venues, the Black Cat, on U Street.
On November 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) made landfall in the Philippines, making it the deadliest storm in the history of the country. I visited one of the hardest hit areas nearly one year later and photographed landscapes, individuals, artifacts, and graffiti.

Fall 2014

Has Facebook changed the way love and attraction work? "Likable Matters" is a contemporary silent short that tries to explore this question.
This is a short about a 20-something college student and his barber/brothuh/classmate.
The piece is meant to be a fun mini representation of the 'Jarabe Tapatio' folkloric dance with skeletons.
"To Be Dunbar" examines the nation’s first public high school for African Americans, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, a site of academic excellence in DC until desegregation.
This is a short video I created for my Intro to Animation class.
I created two data visualizations: one of volunteer participation in CSJ programs by school at Georgetown and another of registration in Community-Based Learning courses by school.
A short film on the unique hair journeys of several of Georgetown's African-American women.
This is an experimental documentary that explores the challenges our society poses to artists, specifically musicians.
This is The Hoya's official 2014-2015 Georgetown Basketball preview.
Dominican painter Jeankarlos Cruz talks about his most recent art project, a series of informal meet ups with New Jersey-based artists combining live music, painting and other expressive forms.
This series of photos explores the "gray spaces" of traditionally dichotomized concepts including race, gender, and sexuality.

Summer 2014

We interviewed students and Summer Hoyas asking them to pronounce several words and see how being from different locations can affect our English, and how diverse the campus truly is.

Spring 2014

I've wanted to be a YouTuber since my very first YouTube video.
A commentary on rejection.
A tongue-in-cheek homage to French New Wave cinema of the 1960's.
A parody of Georgetown's finest betches.
A new student develops trichotillomania (obsessive urge to pull out one's own hair) after reading a distressing Buzzfeed article.
A documentary about Hoya Break Squad.
A video tour of the four freshman dorms.
As short film about a boy who finds an emotional outlet in an unexpected place.
This audio project, made in GarageBand and using an Olympus LS-100 from Gelardin for interviews, centers around the idea of narrative gaps in family history.
The film, written for Melissa Bruno's Narrative Filmmaking course, explores love, loss and healing through the eyes of the misunderstood.

Fall 2013

"Capedal” is a documentary exploring Washington, D.C. off the tourist path and onto the cycling path.
These videos were created as part of an ITEL project to explore what type of impact flipping specific units of a grammar class has on student learning.
The ARTPOP ARTPROJECT was a 4 month long opportunity I seized to celebrate my artistic passions that I often have to ignore due to the demanding workload of being a Georgetown University student.
This documentary shows my quest to find mountain biking trails in the Washington DC area.
The purpose of this project was to explore some of the challenges and techniques associated with recording the sound of the rear-facing French horn.
A cookbook created using illustrator for Georgetown's Introduction to Graphic Design course.
This film observes what dirt creates and brings to them.
This documentary tells the story of the history and current day status of Georgetown ROTC through shadowing one of its top cadets.
A podcast (in German) where the narrator "goes" to three different cities in German-speaking countries to interview locals about their winter traditions.
This project is an examiniaton of how space is related to sound.
I started a personal project called 'Harmless Colors' to create simple colorful sentences on white walls of different public corridors.

Summer 2013

MSFS students and administrators spend 11 days traveling through Saudi Arabia during March of 2013.
"Last The Year" is a self written and self recorded album that was entirely produced in Gelardin's Production Studio.
Educational statistics from the United States and other countries are shown through informative and aesthetic graphics.

Spring 2013

Cyclical is a short experimental film that focuses on the mental disorders of anxiety and depression.
This documentary video is about students learning Chinese at Georgetown.
This is an audio podcast about the human microbiome.
The Podcast is a live radio broadcast of the verdict at Galileo's Trial.
John Benjamin shows us why we should adopt universal background checks for gun purchases.
Perpetual is a short experimental film directed by Katherine Propper.
A 10 minute documentary about the Georgetown men's rugby team.

Fall 2012

Various visual elements embody a spontaneous release.
A recreation of a painting using the digital medium.

Spring 2012

This podcast focuses on how one bacterium, M. micronuciformis, coexists with humans while some of its closest relatives do not.
This documentary explores the personal story of the triumphs and tragedies that come with revolution.

Fall 2011

A documentary exploring Union Market's place in Washington, D.C.
See Something, Say Something explores the indirect dialogue that graffiti creates.
Place is a way of understanding the world and more. Can the internet host a "place?" If so, how and why?

Spring 2011

Dante and Loren provide lyrics to a track by French hip-hop producer Germs.
Through both a review of scientific literature and a discussion of the human cost of the procedure, this presentation explores these questions from the perspectives of the child, the adult survivor, the parent, and the practitioner.
Does a street musician stand out from the chaos of the street or add to it? Do the unpredictable sights and noises around him compliment his music or obscure it?
This video explores the controversial role and identity of Mary Magdalene by comparing the opinions of different religious ministers.
This project is a 9-minute short film assigned for Buddhism and Film class. The film alternates footage of two student actors with an animated parable and split-screen footage of a dream sequence.
The Palestine Poster Project's original goal was to provide graphic resources, specifically Palestinian and Zionist poster art, to American high school educators teaching the history of the Palestinian-Zionist conflict.

Fall 2009

The Georgetown University Forum is a half-hour interview program with Georgetown faculty members.

Spring 2009

We explore how innovations in communications technology have changed how soldiers communicate with family and loved-ones, and how the same innovations create new challenges for the armed forces.
Students in the Advanced Video Production Class in the Journalism program put together a collection of short, news-style pieces.
Watch Big Bubba at his best, but don't get in his way because he just might "KNOCK YOU OUT!"
"An Enduring Gift" examines the story and influence of the Japanese gift of cherry trees to Washington, D.C.