Based on the idea that a Hispanic identity has been part of the United States since long before the massive immigration of the last decades, this database compiles cities and towns that were once part of the Spanish monarchy or the Mexican republic, or that were named after a city, a person, or a word […]
Data is a vehicle for communication. The transformation of data into visual representations is a process that lends itself to answer questions, reveal patterns, create meaning and tell stories. This computer application programmed using Processing*, visualizes a dataset containing the geographic location of cities and towns in the United States. The program runs alphabetically through […]
21 Memorials to Vincent A. “Buddy” Cianci Jr. Collaboration with Sara Emmenecker and Anya Ventura Vincent A. “Buddy” Cianci Jr. is the longest serving mayor in the history of Providence. He is credited with spearheading the pivotal Providence Renaissance, yet his mayoral tenure abruptly ended in 2002 when he was sentenced to four years in […]
Fall 2010 7.5″ x 10.5″, 56 p. This book includes articles by El Lissitzky, Jan Tschichold, Max Bill and Virginia Smith and is illustrated with images of typography in architecture. Formally the book explores the idea of breaking the text box with geometric forms in conversation with the images.
Spring 2012 4″ x 5.5″, 28 p. I wrote and designed this book inspired by three moments of many where I found something or someone from Colombia while living in Rhode Island. The book resembles a passport in size and proportion. The illustrations for the booklet are meant to be stamped into the book echoing […]
Spring 2012 MFA Thesis Book 7.75″ x 9.75″, 172 p. Thesis advisors: Hammett Nurosi, Alan Rapp, Lindsay Kinkade Critics: Rob Giampietro, Liz Danzico, Marc Owens This book compiles my thinking and projects at the moment I was finishing the MFA in Graphic Design at Rhode Island School of Design. Throughout the book I describe personal […]
Spring 2011 Repeated Cities Book from Camila Afanador on Vimeo. This book is a collection of homonymous cities in Spain and Latin America. As part of Latin American heritage from Spain, several cities where named after Spanish towns. A crucial part of Latin American identity is bounded inevitable to Spain, as one part of Spanish […]