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

      Post-Digital Analysis

      Act II Data­base Aes­thet­ics
      Project: Group-Curating (components)


        M 20-Oct                Read/Discuss: Cramer, “Post-Digital Aes­thet­ics” e-permanent   
          — also see video lec­ture below

          » Focus/Discuss (con­tin­ued top­ics):   dis­ci­pli­nary con­ven­tions, dis­course com­mu­ni­ties, rhetor­i­cal aware­ness
          sites shown in class:

        • Colos­sal (“art, design, and visual culture”)
        • Hyper­al­ler­gic (“Sen­si­tive to Art & its Discontents”)

        W 22-Oct                Activ­ity: Rhetor­i­cal Analy­sis warm-up (Due S 25-Oct)


      • Prepa­ra­tion: choose & view/examine a visual arts web­site (pro­fes­sional pub­li­ca­tion)
        like Colos­sal & Hyper­al­ler­gic — post exam­ple sug­ges­tions in com­ments below (e.g. sources of cura­tion con­tent thus far?)

        excerpts from Short Guide to Writ­ing About Art (Bar­net)

        » Blog Entry: Rhet. Analy­sis warm-up (first-take: notes on 2–3 categories/aspects)

        F 24-Oct                  Focus: Group curat­ing materials/examples

        • Con­tin­ued dis­cus­sion: Net­work Rhetoric, new con­ven­tions, analysis

        Due (S 25-Oct) Rhetor­i­cal Analy­sis (Assign­ment Prompt)

        • 10 points; 500–700 words (of analy­sis ideas, omit­ting process)
        • optional: include media, for instance screen-capture image
          (rec­om­mended for any unique design ele­ment, or fea­ture that might be inef­fi­cient to describe in text)


        Art­Fo­rum– Flo­rian Cramer Post Dig­i­tal Aes­thet­ics from Nancy Mauro-Flude on Vimeo.

        Con­tinue read­ing

        Database Aesthetics?

        Act II Data­base Aes­thet­icsProject: Group-Curating (components)

        M 13-Oct   Focus/Issue: Dis­course Com­mu­ni­ties (Art-Praxis-Scholarship)

          » Activity/discuss CFPs (page): “Dig­i­tal Embod­i­ment,” “Visual Art and Mate­ri­al­ity,” “Vir­tual Con­fig­u­ra­tions in Con­tem­po­rary Art and Museums”


          plus con­tinue dis­cussing rhetor­i­cal strate­gies for groups (espe­cially re: audience)

        W 15-Oct    Inde­pen­dent Work (see email for instruc­tions)
        Due (10pm): Weekly blog entry

          — class­mate com­ment: read + reply to group member’s entry

        F 17-Oct    View/Discuss: Amerika, “Museum of Glitch Aes­thet­ics”   (Review)

            note: can split among group, view/read 2 (of 6) sec­tions each
          » Focus/Activity: Net­work Cura­tion & Archiving
      • Dis­cuss: materials/examples & recent curat­ing strate­gies regard­ing audi­ence (imag­ined and real)

        » Project Com­po­nent (task/assignment): Par­tic­i­pa­tion Log (page) — create/update

        Lake Dis­trict Walk I : Aug­mented Video Real­ity from glitch­mu­seum on Vimeo.