2 Works

Hiragana: A Visual Introduction

Ayumi Yasuda
Hiragana is the basic and most fundamental of three Japanese writing systems—hiragana, katakana, and kanji. Hiragana is used in all forms of written communication in combination with the other two systems, or by itself for young readers and beginners. There is a corresponding katakana for each hiragana. Katakana is used primarily for foreign words. Hiragana is also used to clarify pronunciation of kanji. Kanji consists of approximately 4000 characters that are usually modified or nuanced...

Creative Engagement with Archival Collections: The Hughes Remix Project

Susan Graham
The Hughes Remix project was a collaboration between the Albin O. Kuhn Library Special Collections, the UMBC Department of Visual Arts, and the Society for Photographic Education (SPE). Following in the tradition of using archival images in contemporary photography, Special Collections invited attendees of the 2014 SPE National Conference in Baltimore to use images from the Hughes Company Glass Negatives collection to “remix, reinvent, reinterpret, and reimagine” the historical photographs of Baltimore and environs, street...

Registration Year

  • 2017

Resource Types

  • Physical Object