The project that I am assembling is an interactive touch
screen piece that is time line based. The project will catalog and trace
the origin of calypso music’s history as the first “world music” by
audio and visual representation through photography and video. And
highlight the connection of the music to social movements and political
struggle on the island of Trinidad and Tobago as well as the music’s
social commentary on international affairs.
Ryan Joseph was born in Trinidad, West Indies and now resides in Newark, NJ. He initially started work as a photo