lily stamm
design, art direction, illustration
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History Versus Hamilton

A hip-hop musical about America’s founding fathers took the world by storm, creating a wave of interest in a topic that otherwise seemed boring and dry. The Rockefeller Foundation provides funding for underprivileged high school students across the country to watch this passionate civics lesson come to life on stage. History Versus Hamilton provides lesson plans for high school students in the form of comparison, relating the events of the hit musical to current events, American history, and pop culture in a unique way.

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Spreads printed on translucent paper allow for an interaction between the typography and the textures of the images.

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Printed pieces are supplemented with online resources, including an interactive timeline, interviews with the original cast and crew, and lyric videos that dive into the meanings of each song.

history versus hamilton

A hip-hop musical about America’s founding fathers took the world by storm, creating a wave of interest in a topic that otherwise seemed boring and dry. The Rockefeller Foundation provides funding for underprivileged high school students across the country to watch this passionate civics lesson come to life on stage. History Versus Hamilton provides lesson plans for high school students in the form of comparison, relating the events of the hit musical to current events, American history, and pop culture in a unique way.