Michelle Kirby

Over-The-Rhine Urban Place Analysis

Demographic study of the historic Over-The-Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati. Multi-Perspective research of topography, cultural composition, historic evolution, and economic juxtaposition. Research presentations took many different forms, from data visualization, to model building and a cultural collage timeline.

Information Architecture / Data Visualization / Research
  • Cage Gallery Installation

    Curated and Designed experiential journey of OTR for visitors. The show featured work by local graffiti artists, a 'tunnel' of student's voices, and culminated in a wallpapered wall where you tore down preconceived notions of the community. The debris of the stereotypes littered the gallery floor, revealing the possibility of new understanding. Created with Britney Drapac. Photos by Adam Nelson.

  • The Eternal Return

    The Eternal Return

    Interactive Installation created with OpenFrameworks and Arduino.

  • Emergence


    Procedural Animation personifying invisible transfers of energy. Made with OpenFrameworks

  • Wave Machine

    Wave Machine

    Fluctuations around an axis create wave like patterns described mathematically via sine and cosine functions. Wave Machine explores the secret world of sine and cosine and the infinite results derived from their creative [re]application.

  • Quest


    Let's go on a Quest! Quest is a social mobile event planner.

  • The Dojo

    The Dojo

    Icon series depicting the five animalistic fighting styles of Shaolin warriors.

  • Gerber Daisy

    Gerber Daisy

    Digital Art created as part of the Gerber Grant for Creative Technology.

  • MTN


    A technological face with an organic heart.

  • OTR


    Urban Site Research.

  • Allerquip/Mediquip

    Allerquip / Mediquip

    Web Design for online supplier of asthma products.

  • Ground Up


    Crowd-Sourcing web platform designed for real estate developers.