MIMS Final Project 2009

Urban Griot Collaborative

Team members

The Urban Griot Collaborative geographically represents people's oral histories

griot |grēˈō; ˈgrēō|, noun
a member of a class of traveling poets, musicians, and storytellers who maintain a tradition of oral history in parts of West Africa.


  • To design a web architecture for UGC
  • To select representative sample sets
  • To model the user interaction online

Our core deliverable will be a prototype web utility for registered members to upload audio feeds in a two-way exchange. This utility will also enable third parties (members or non-members) to leave a written or verbal feedback on each story exchange.

Last updated: October 7, 2016