Assignment Week1Assignments ·
Due 4PM September 17
- Read “Principles of New Media” from The Language of New Media by Lev Manovich
These are some principles for you to consider through out the whole semester. Try to keep language in mind as you read through it. What are the similarities between language and digital media? How do artists engage with these tendencies in the following art examples?
- Listen to Prosthesis by Ian Hatcher: , then read an interview with the artist.
- Check out The Listeners by John Cayley and read an essay related to this project.
You don’t need to check out all the audio samples, for the class discussion please listen to the first Sample Session From Version 2 (the one with Ian Hatcher).
- Watch LONG RONG SONG by OTTARAS
- [Optional] Read Text Sound Art : A Survey
If you need some historical context of text-sound art and sound poetry.
- Write a response for all the readings and artworks. Keep the length around 200 words.
- Since we are very likely not going to have presentations for next week (no volunteer so far), please include one example in your writing response: something interesting that you would like to contribute to the discussion of the week. It could be an art project, an article, a youtube video or even a research paper. You can also write about your example with other materials in your writing response , but it is not necessary.
- Send the url of your blog/website to me by email