Week 1: January 14 - 20 (Art-B1-14)
Introduction to course topics, syllabus, Website, and the overall Open Source Studio (OSS) approach to collaborative studio art. We will review key artworks, media histories, and theoretical concepts as they define our understanding of media, interactivity, and live performance. We will establish accounts in the OSS multi-site, discuss collective blog writing, Web-based research, online documentation, software applications, and methods of social media integration. There will be a review of the micro projects, project hyperessay and final project, including opportunities for collaboration.