Carolyn A. McDonough / Digital Humanities

Graduate Student Researcher
Started at the NML: September 2018

Project: Points of Reference / PREFERENCE

Carolyn A. McDonough

Carolyn is a graduate student in the first cohort of the MA in Digital Humanities and the Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Certificate Programs. Her research combines her undergrad BA in Renaissance Studies (Vassar College and University of Florence, Italy) and her first MA in Media Studies (The New School). Examples of her interdisciplinary work can be found in her interactive papers The Digital Aura: Selfie & Renaissance Gaze Shift and Savage Beauty: Alexander McQueen

Carolyn’s New Media Lab work is a humanities references blog tool project that she conceptualized and built in ITP Core 1 & Core 2 titled Points of Reference or PREFERENCE. It currently resides on the Commons as a prototype titled Moments+Things and is soon to be transferred to Points of Reference — PREFERENCE.

Carolyn is the recipient of a post-grad Fellowship to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, Italy where she was promoted to Chief Student Intern. In 2014, she received a scholarship from the Museum of Modern Art and Credly toward the online course CATALYSTS: Artists Creating with Sound, Video + Time for which she was awarded a first-ever digital badge from MoMA. Additionally, she has many audio production and performance credits in webcasts, soundscape design, and commercial broadcasts.