Act III   Post-Internet Art
Project: Praxis Pro­posal
M 08-Dec   Project Workshop

  • Activ­ity: Peer Feed­back on Work-in-Progress Project
    — dig­i­tal rhetoric: mul­ti­modal com­pos­ing & media effects (e.g. illus­trate, sim­u­late, convey)
  • Dis­cuss: design ideas + tech sup­port (Wix, Wee­bly, Word­Press, other)
    — design & media appli­ca­tions (post sug­ges­tions in comments!)

W 10-Dec   Due: Project 3 (Illus­trated Pro­posal for ArtPraxis)

  • Activ­ity: Stu­dent Pre­sen­ta­tions (show & dis­cuss projects)
  • Note: only pro­posal illus­tra­tion (mul­ti­me­dia assem­blage) is due at class-time
    Poet­ics due Wed pm; Reflec­tion due Thurs
  • see prompts below


» Blog Entry optional (extra credit / make-up):

F 12-Dec   Dig­i­tal Media & Net­work Rhetoric review (“writ­ing in the visual arts in 21st century”)

  • Review lessons of semes­ter + projects
  • Activ­ity: exam­in­ing fea­tures & sites (Wee­bly, Word­Press, etc.) for pro­fes­sional artist site
    CraftScreen (Exer­cise 4)
    — dis­cuss ideas for com­po­nents, from exam­ples observed, in com­ments

» CraftScreen due S 14-Dec — Instruc­tions Page
* Optional com­po­si­tion: Writ­ing Reflec­tion (due finals week)

    per­for­mance and instal­la­tion of 12 mul­ti­me­dia artists.
    Free and open to the pub­lic. 7 p.m. Wednes­day, Dec. 10, Black Box theater


    site-specific instal­la­tion, Tun­nel (by Megan Gafford)
    Sat­ur­day, Dec. 13 12pm (free food!)

Con­tinue read­ing

Database Aesthetics

Act III   Post-Internet Art
Project: Praxis Pro­posal
M 01-Dec   Overview: Project 3

  • Discuss/Activity: Pro­posal Exer­cise (ideas), field trends, dis­ci­pli­nary con­ven­tions & innovations

W 03-Dec   Work­shop project devel­op­ment activ­ity — led by Groups 1 & 2

  • Prepa­ra­tion for every­one: items (4 brief notes) listed below
  • For assigned groups: dou­ble par­tic­i­pa­tion credit — post ideas before/after class for project devel­op­ment
    → Coör­di­nate in com­ments below what you will dis­cuss in work­shop (re: objec­tives, gen­er­at­ing ideas, approach, etc.)

» Blog entry: project prospec­tus

    — class­mate com­ment: respond to “treat­ment” (con­cept);
    or, sug­gest design/media ideas, appli­ca­tion, approach (rec­om­mended)

F 05-Dec   Work­shop (Project devel­op­ment) led by Groups 3 & 4

    • Dou­ble par­tic­i­pa­tion credit: post before/after class
    • Addi­tional focus: Mul­ti­modal com­pos­ing + Web design (Wix, Wee­bly, other)
      review & expand design tech­niques & soft­ware from project 1
    • Gen­eral project devel­op­ment notes/suggestions (for Fri-Mon) below — add spe­cific ideas or questions/responses in com­ments

    » Project 3 (Illus­trated Pro­posal) due W 10-Dec

      Poe­me­dia 2.0: Free and open to the pub­lic.
      7–9 p.m. Fri­day & Sat­ur­day, Dec. 5 & 6, ATLAS Black Box

    Con­tinue read­ing

    Ubicomp + Art ?

      Act III   Post-Internet Art
      Project: Praxis Proposal

      M 17-Nov   Read/discuss: Fibrecul­ture issue 19
      *Read intro­duc­tion + choose 1 arti­cle (of 8: Thom­sen & Bech through Fritsch)
      — post selec­tion below

        Dis­cuss: “ubiq­ui­tous com­put­ing” + implications/prospects for art praxis


      W 12-Nov   Dis­cuss: Fibrecul­ture issue 19 arti­cle + Read/Activity: “An Exer­cise in Net Art 2.0” from remixthebook

        » Focus: “Dis­trib­uted Aes­thet­ics” + Ubi­Comp → Post-Digital / “Post-Internet” Art?
        — as Praxis-based Crit­i­cal Discourse?


      Due: Blog entry (200−300 words + media)

      • Use one term from read­ing (arti­cle selected Mon­day or another from FCJ-19) to dis­cuss your art medium/major/field in terms of appli­ca­tion, inno­va­tion, lim­i­ta­tions, etc.
        — Optional arti­cle to discuss/use: Prada, “Web 2.0 as a new con­text for artis­tic prac­tices” Fibrecul­ture 14 (2009)
      • Or, try com­pos­ing one of the remix­the­book Exer­cises
        — note, good prompts for an optional blog entry over break week


      F 21-Nov   Read/Activity: Read/Activity: “Exer­cise in Post­pro­duc­tion Art and The­ory
      from remix­the­book (warm-up toward exercise3 + project)

      » Due (S 22-Nov): Proposal/Update: ArtEvent in Net­worked Ecol­ogy (Exer­cise 3)

      Con­tinue read­ing

      Distributed Aesthetics

        Act III   Post-Internet Art
        Project: Praxis Proposal

        M 10-Nov                Read/discuss: Fibrecul­ture issue 7   *choose 1 arti­cle
        (see list of 9 under “Arti­cles”: Tofts, Mun­ster, et al through Arm­strong)
        — please post your selec­tion below

          Dis­cuss: inno­vat­ing dis­ci­pli­nary con­ven­tions + art dis­course
          — also Project 3 Introduction


        W 12-Nov     Con­tinue using Fibrecul­ture issue 7  arti­cle                     

          » Focus: “Dis­trib­uted Aesthetics”

        Due: Blog entry (+ class­mate com­ment Thurs.)

          — Dis­cuss term/concept from cho­sen arti­cle + con­nect to your major/field

        F 14-Nov   Inde­pen­dent Work: ArtEvent Review (Exercise)

        • Post what event attend­ing to review.
        • Post exam­ple review (read for mod­el­ing — dis­ci­pline spe­cific conventions)

        » Due (S 15-Nov) Art Event Review (Exer­cise 2) — Prompt/Instructions below


        MFA 2014 Fall The­sis Exhi­bi­tion
        CU Art Museum





        Novem­ber 14 - Uni­ver­sity Theatre

        In their shared MFA the­sis show, chore­o­g­ra­phers Kris­ten Dema­ree and Sara Roy­bal explore cul­ture and self-identification with fresh new pieces that uti­lize and upend clas­si­cal bal­let and folk­loric dance.

        Con­tinue read­ing

        Project 2 Wrap


        Act II Data­base Aes­thet­icsProject: Group-Curating (components)
          • update (cre­ate?) Par­tic­i­pa­tion Logtem­plate page

          • Anno­ta­tions due Fri­day (page with text or video)
            — last post to group site should be Thurs­day 11/5 at latest


        M 03-Nov   (work­shop/review) Project 2 Wrap-up Components

        • Focus/Activ­ity: Group Col­lab­o­ra­tion — Project Com­po­nents (Anno­ta­tions; using Rhet Analysis)


        W 05-Nov   Inde­pen­dent Work — Annotations

        • Update Par­tic­i­pa­tion Log (page)
          — Com­pose anno­ta­tions of your (10) cura­tion posts (text or video)

        » Blog Entry: optional / extra credit

        • Sug­gest: Dis­cuss cura­tion site/project
          using term/concept from one class read­ing (or another course — re: dis­ci­pli­nary discourse


        F 07-Nov   Group Curat­ing: Pre­sen­ta­tions / Videos

        • Due : Anno­ta­tions (of Posts) — Project Page


        » Due (S 08-Nov): Project Reflec­tion & Pro­posal (pages)



        Arts-based Inquiry”?

        Act II Data­base Aes­thet­icsProject: Group-Curating (components)


        M 27-Oct   Read/Discuss: Garrett-Petts & Nash, “Re-Visioning the Visual: Mak­ing Artis­tic Inquiry Vis­i­ble” Rhi­zomes 18 

        • Dis­cuss: con­nect­ing media & rhetoric (from analy­ses)
          → toward “arts-based inquiry” (Garrett-Petts & Nash) Pt 1 Notes here
        • Con­tin­ued: group focus/adjustments re: audi­ence & dis­course communities


        W 29-Oct      Focus/Activity: con­nect­ing to field/major/course

        • Prepa­ra­tion: bring/share assign­ment and/or project
          (post here or on your blog for class discussion/activity)
        • Con­tinue dis­cus­sion of “arts-based research” + writ­ing (Rhi­zomes article)

        » Due: Blog entry (and class­mate com­ment, Thurs. PM)


            » Call for stu­dent sub­mis­sions (writ­ing + art­work): Jour­nal 2020 (10÷31 deadline)

        F 31-Oct   Activ­ity (con­tin­ued) rhetor­i­cal aware­ness & writ­ing skills — field/major/course

          Also dis­cuss: Group curat­ing materials/examples
          — re: art dis­ci­pline & dis­course communities

        » Optional Exer­cise prompts — assign­ment extra credit:
        1. Cri­tique Remix: Net­work econ­omy skills: 250 words → 25 words → 140 char­ac­ters → image

        2. Poster Response (200 words): instruc­tions below