elective projects.

02.110 The Chinese Lyrical Tradition: Arts, Literature and Landscape Design

Inspired by early modern Chinese lyrical poetry and art, this house model was designed and built from scratch using the resources in the JX3 game. The model seeks to blend nature and the arts. You can see trees, blossoms, and a little river around our house. You can also enjoy chess, Guqin, paintings, calligraphy, liquor and tea. It was designed by Wang Tian and Dong Ke to inspire inner tranquility and peace.

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02.121 The Question of Being

In this project students developed a mobile phone application that could facilitate research on the works of Plotinus. The app will contain the original works of Plotinus, an English translation as well as interactive notes. The app was developed by See Yong Chun, Cher Wei Min, Sean Michael Lim Zihan, and Elliot Koh. 

02.123 The Question of Technology

This project is a digitalization of Martin Heidegger's essay The Question Concerning Technology with analytical tools, section analysis and a glossary of key-terms. The project was curated by See Yong Chun, Cher Wei Min and Sean Teo Yong Li. Explore the website further here.

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02.139 Form and Content in the Arts, Science and Society

This art project, Ori-Kube: Form and Content in Origami, imaginatively explores issues of simplicity, dimensionality, complexity and scale using joined pairs of blocks. The creators were Kua Yi Jie, Jonathan Her Wei Quan, and Stanley Goh Qi Ming

02.102 The World Since 1400

In this project for our flagship world history course students created a digital essay/documentary on the impacts of the industrial revolution. The creators were Fariha Ahsan, Siddhartha Datta, and Tanvi Thombre

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02.114 The Multicultural Archipelago in History and Story

The websites were designed for an upcoming exhibition at the Banjarese community at the Malay Heritage Centre. Click the image to go to the site! The creators were Sarah Loo Jia Ying, Nur Thohirah Bte Sani, Bryan Chew Lijie, Mohammed Fauzan Mahaboob, and Gabriel Teng Chen Chang. 

 

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This is a digital gallery exhibiting the best class projects from the Digital Humanities Minor at the Singapore University of Technology and Design. Our Minor program serves as a creative space in which computer scientists, engineers and architects use their computational skills to deepen their understanding of human culture. In every course in the Minor our students are required to apply their technical learning in original research projects in the humanities. The most innovative and successful project each year is awarded our Digital Humanities Prize.   

 

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Each year our faculty select an outstanding student project to be awarded our Digital Humanities Prize. This award recognises projects that demonstrate intellectual ambition, creativity and innovation, and a genuine, original contribution to humanities research.

We are pleased to announce Anaqi Pek and Wan Kwong Chen Ian as winners of our 2020 Digital Humanities Prize. 

As part of Dr. Rhema Hokama’s Lyric Poetry class, Ian and Anaqi carried out an innovative research project, “Twitter Poets: Sonnets on the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election”, that took tweets about the 2020 election and used machine learning-based tools to generate poems that were meant to distill the thoughts and feelings of Twitter users about events during the campaign.  

“Twitter Poets” stood out as a good Digital Humanities project as it used computational methods to ask wider, humanistic questions about the scope of poetry as an artistic genre and, at the same time, it playfully uses poetry to think about data modelling. You can read their project report on our blog.

The prize winners for 2021 will be announced at the end of February 2022.