interactive electronic art (iea)

This page will track our goals and work to the calendar. As instructor, I reserve the right to make adjustments to the calendar to improve our experience this term. Any changes will be thoroughly communicated and posted here within.

week 01 (week of 28 Aug)

TOPICS

HOMEWORK

  • get tools/book (you need tools next week!)
  • get those tools!
  • setup BLOG and SHARED FOLDER, see/contact Thomas if you have any issues
  • upgrade proposal  you need to do three things to complete assignment
    1. post image on blog (see Blog Debriefs on projects page)
    2. upload image to Google Drive Shared Folder
    3. print a copy for class Sep 11th
  • Read this page: https://electronicsclub.info/circuitdiagrams.htm Study the difference between the diagram and what the electronics will look like in actuality.
  • Collin's Lab: The REAL Breadboard
  • START BRINGING YOUR TOOLS AND TOOLBOX NEXT WEEK.
  • Read: Elsenaar and Scha Article Read and Response response gets posted in BLAGH: Electric Body Manipulation as Performance Art — Elsenaar & Scha Link to Text
  • Start reading Read chapter 01 Hertzian Tales. A Reading Response will be due 9/18. Warning this is a heavy reading you will need to start right away.
  • Special Notice the majority of homework will be due on Sept. 6th because of Labor Day Holiday

LINKS/EVENTS

week 02 (week of 4 Sep)

Note: NO CLASS/CAMPUS CLOSED MONDAY per LABOR DAY, extended homework due on Wed. 6 September

TOPICS

  • Intro to tools: Schematics and Breadboards -Lab: Breadboard a kit project.
  • Intro to Project 1 (group): Integrate, Interact, Intervene
  • SOLDERING 101 - Lab: solder a kit project.

HOMEWORK

  • upgrade proposal  you need to do three things to complete assignment
    1. post on image blog
    2. upload image to Google Drive Shared Folder
    3. print a copy for class Sept 11
  • finish your kit blinky light. Document on Blog (also so you could use it in the quick group excercise)
  • Read chapter 02 Hertzian Tales blog a Reading Response.
  • Blog post - Reflect/debrief on the week

LINKS/EVENTS

week 03 (week of 11 Sep)

IRMA imposed vacation day, no class Monday

TOPICS

  • Reading Discussion Elsenaar Scha Article
  • Review UPGRADE! Posters on Monday Sept 13
  • Make up small teams for Mini-Project, must tell Thomas who you are working with
  • solder blinkies!

HOMEWORK

  • Read Art of Noise - Make blog post Reading Response
  • make time, schedule time work on group project (critique is OCT 2)
  • Post at least one separate Blog Debrief this week—make notes and document project and research
  • breadboard a TNM circuit, document and post to blog
  • experiment with different values of resistor and capacitors to customize your machine

LINKS/EVENTS

  • The Art Gallery (TAG) at UWF presents
    Irish Experience Exhibition September 15th – October 7th, 2017
    Opening Reception 9/15 5-7pm
  • Da Vinci Innovation Celebration - Call for Submissions: the first Da Vinci Innovation Celebration, where UWF students can showcase their innovative ideas for a chance to win cash prizes. Submit your application by September 21. Visit the Center for Entrepreneurship website for more information.

week 04 (week of 18 Sep)

TOPICS

  • discussions on Futurist Sound Artists and modern day Circuit Benders
  • Discuss Art of Noise
  • Lecture/Reading discussion on Hertzian Tales Designers in the Museum - Dunne and Raby
  • Intro to TNM Circuit(s) - more practice - Lab to build it on a breadboard
  • solder time

HOMEWORK

  • WORK ON THE TNM CIRCUIT AND INTERFACE
  • Post at least one separate Blog Debrief this week—make notes and document project and research (tnm project, more notes on Russolo/Gzhara, etc.)
  • OHM's Law
  • Prompt Noise Project

LINKS/EVENTS

  • The Art Gallery (TAG) at UWF presents
    Irish Experience Exhibition September 15th – October 7th, 2017
    Opening Reception 9/15 5-7pm
  • Da Vinci Innovation Celebration - Call for Submissions: the first Da Vinci Innovation Celebration, where UWF students can showcase their innovative ideas for a chance to win cash prizes. Submit your application by September 21. Visit the Center for Entrepreneurship website for more information.

week 05 (week of 25 Sep)

TOPICS

  • adding to the TNM/making body contacts or touch points
  • work time for TNM
  • work time for group project

HOMEWORK

  • WORK ON THE TNM CIRCUIT AND INTERFACE
  • Post at least one separate Blog Debrief this week—make notes and document project and research (tnm project, more notes on Russolo/Gzhara, etc.)

LINKS/EVENTS

week 06 (week of 2 Oct)

TOPICS

    Mini rapid project Groups ( names to be filled in):
    1. one
    2. two
    3. and so on
  • Multimeters workshop
  • Intro to Semester Project (Final)
  • Instructables
  • Arduino Introductions, tutorials
  • Arduino wokshop

HOMEWORK

  • Find examples of Instructables as discussed in class - Instructables - the Good, the Bad, the Horrendous (developing a rubric for the final project) need to have these as a blog post
  • Post at least one separate Blog Debrief this week—make notes and document project and research (e.g. more notes on Dunne and Raby, Arduino, etc.)
  • start making research posts on your Final project ideas in blog
  • Work on Noise project - interfaces and complete projects due week 7!

LINKS/EVENTS

  • The Art Gallery (TAG) at UWF presents
    Irish Experience Exhibition September 15th – October 7th, 2017
    Opening Reception 9/15 5-7pm

week 07 (week of 9 Oct)

TOPICS

  • Assign groups for reading presentations NBC
  • Instrucatbles - develop a rubric
  • Arduino code
  • Arduino wokshop
  • Sensors
  • Relays

HOMEWORK

  • Post at least one separate Blog Debrief this week—make notes and document project and research (e.g. more observations on critique, Arduino, etc.)
  • BRING A SIMPLE ELECTRIC DEVICE TO CLASS TUESDAY (or first class day of week). Must plugin to Wall Socket. (more info in class)
  • finish up basic tnm circuit, so you can get on to designing, fabricating the interface
  • Start reading NBC

LINKS/EVENTS

week 08 (week of 16 oct)

TOPICS

  • Critique of NOISE Project (Monday)
  • Arduino code continued, tutorials
  • Ordering parts
  • Time for a proposal - develop a proposal for your final project.

HOMEWORK

  • Time for a proposal - develop a proposal for you final project. Yes, it has to be on the blog...
  • Post at least one separate Blog Debrief this week—make notes and document project and research.
  • Read Intros, Chapters 1 & 2 of Natural Born Cyborgs. Group leading discussion put together a discussion sheet on google docs. Post a response to reading on blog.

LINKS/EVENTS

  • The Art Gallery (TAG) at UWF presents
    Re Source Faculty Exhibition 10/19 - 11/18
    Opening Reception 10/19 5-7pm

week 09 (week of 23 oct)

TOPICS

  • Discuss NBC Chapters 0 - 2
  • Studio Time
  • Arduino tutorials
  • Final Project Proposal Presentations

HOMEWORK

  • Get materials list together for your final project. Order, Order, Order!!! those materials
  • Read Chapter 3 - 5 of Natural Born Cyborgs. Group leading discussion put together a discussion sheet on google docs. Post a response on blog.
  • Post at least one separate Blog Debrief this week—make notes and document FINAL project research and progress.
  • Work on your documentation on Instructables

LINKS/EVENTS

week 10 (week of 30 oct)

TOPICS

  • Discuss NBC Chapters 3 - 5
  • Studio Time

HOMEWORK

  • You haven't ordered materials? Crikey! Get materials list together for your final project. Order, Order, Order - those final project materials!!!
  • divide and conquer, do small tasks to build toward larger project.
  • Read Chapter 06 - 08 of Natural Born Cyborgs. Group leading discussion put together a discussion sheet on google docs Post a response to reading on blog.
  • Post at least one separate Blog Debrief this week—make notes and document project and research.
  • Work on your documentation on Instructables

LINKS/EVENTS

  • The Art Gallery (TAG) at UWF presents
    Re Source Faculty Exhibition 10/19 - 11/18
    Opening Reception 10/19 5-7pm

week 11 (week of 6 nov)

TOPICS

  • Discuss NBC Chapters 6 - 8
  • Final Project Studio Time
  • Attend/Participate in Adv Student Mid-term Project Presentations

HOMEWORK

  • Work on your documentation on Instructables
  • Post at least one separate Blog Debrief this week—make notes and document FINAL project research and progress.

LINKS/EVENTS

  • The Art Gallery (TAG) at UWF presents
    Re Source Faculty Exhibition 10/19 - 11/18
    Opening Reception 10/19 5-7pm

week 12 (week of 13 nov)

TOPICS

  • Project update - update to class on Final
  • Final Project Studio Time

HOMEWORK

  • Final Project
  • Work on your documentation on Instructables
  • Post at least one separate Blog Debrief this week—make notes and document FINAL project research and progress.

LINKS/EVENTS

  • The Art Gallery (TAG) at UWF presents
    Re Source Faculty Exhibition 10/19 - 11/18
    Opening Reception 10/19 5-7pm

week 13 (week of 20 nov)

THANKSGIVING WEEK - PLEASE NOTE SPECIAL SCHEDULE ATTENDANCE OPTIONAL

TOPICS

  • Final Project Studio Time

HOMEWORK

  • Final Project
  • Work on your documentation on Instructables
  • Post at least one separate Blog Debrief this week—make notes and document FINAL project research and progress.

LINKS/EVENTS

  • The Art Gallery (TAG) at UWF presents
    Fall SynThesis 11/30 - 12/16
    Opening Reception 11/30 5-7pm

week 14 (week of 27 nov)

TOPICS

  • STUDIO TIME

HOMEWORK

  • Work on Final Project
  • Post at least one separate Blog Debrief this week—make notes and document FINAL project research and progress.
  • Work on your documentation on Instructables

LINKS/EVENTS

  • The Art Gallery (TAG) at UWF presents
    Fall SynThesis 11/30 - 12/16
    Opening Reception 11/30 5-7pm

week 15 DEAD WEEK (week of 4 Dec)

THOMAS AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT

TOPICS

  • Studio Time

HOMEWORK

  • Final
  • Post at least one Blog Debrief this week—make notes and document project and research. Take a moment to reflect on all of your hard work this semester.
  • Finish up your instructable

LINKS/EVENTS

  • The Art Gallery (TAG) at UWF presents
    Fall SynThesis 11/30 - 12/16
    Opening Reception 11/30 5-7pm

week 16

FINAL REVIEWS Week of
11 December 2017

  • TIMES TBA
  • Last Blog Entry: DO NOT FORGET TO DO THE LAST THING ON BLOG:
    POST A LINK TO YOUR INSTRUCTABLES ON YOUR BLOG