Month: January 2013

Durham Herald-Sun: Learning Life: Home School Student Helps with Nasher Exhibit App

The document displayed on the wall-mounted flatscreen shows several bright red boxes, indicating work left to be done.

“It’s not the end of the world,” Youth Digital Studio instructor Justin Richards explains to Henry Edwards and his cohorts on the smartphone application design team: Saul Zimet, Kevin Kopczynski and Jackson Poole. “But we need to finish this project before we start our next one.”

“We’re not going to start a new project until everything else is done, which means submitting it to the app store, which could happen as soon as next week.”

Edwards, a home school student from Chatham County, has worked with his team for the past eight months on an application destined for the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. It is specifically designed for an upcoming exhibit, called Light Sensitive, which opens on Feb. 14. They’ve been working on the project in classes run by Richards and his wife, Molly, in a red brick storefront near Carrabba’s off Mt. Moriah Road.

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