From gardening to baking bread, quarantine has left folks with ample time to pick up hobbies. College students have been no exception. Here’s a look at two students — a 3D-printing guru and an aspiring Bay Area rapper — and the pastimes they’ve developed since the onset of the pandemic.
*This photo essay was shot primarily on Ilford HP5 black and white film with supplementary shots on color negative and digital mediums.*
Winn “Young Gonzo” Hartford
It’s been almost three years since Los Altos resident James Winn Hartford, 20, first started freestyling in the back seats of his friends’ cars.
“My friends would play a beat and be like, ‘Yo, freestyle over this … give us 16 bars,’” the University of Southern California sophomore said.
Before leaving the Bay Area for his freshman year, Hartford dropped his first official track….