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 27 Aug)

    XKCD comic
  • Monday
    • Introductions, Syllabi, Calendars, Set-up Blogs.
    • artist examples - physicomp
    • Electronics Theory(what is a circuit? and what is electricity? and ohm's law)
    • Components lecture 01
    • Extensions and Augmentations (introduction to the first project)
    • HOMEWORK: Work on UPGRADE project (print is due on 10 Sep., 8 AM)
    • HOMEWORK: Make a hello world post on your blog
    • HOMEWORK: BLOG POST - short response paragraph, "What is Physicomp?" 300 words max.
    • HOMEWORK: Bookmark/note this page for easy reference on your blog. You will use this information for a grade during 4th week: https://electronicsclub.info/circuitdiagrams.htm Study the difference between the diagram and what the electronics will look like in actuality. (hint, hint, nudge, nudge: what a great thing to bookmark and an additional blog post to make extra credit)
  • Wednesday
    • Components 02
    • Collin's Lab: The REAL Breadboard
    • let's breadboard, light an LED
    • HOMEWORK: Conduction and Throwies Lab! Make some throwies with supplies from lab. Document your activities and post on your blog.http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Throwies/
      See this Lost footage from the original Throwies
      Orginal video and all credit found at: http://www.graffitiresearchlab.com/blog/projects/the-first-led-throwie/#video
    • HOMEWORK: UPGRADE project print file is is due on 10 Sep., 8 AM. Send to tasmuth (AT) UWF (DOT) edu and put a copy in your shared folder, and post a web friendly export on your blog.
    • HOMEWORK: Finish breadboarding to light an LED, if you didn't complete in class.
    • HOMEWORK: Post at least one separate Weekly Blog Report this week summarizing your activities. Reflect on the week, see projects page for more info.

LINKS/EVENTS

  • Basics of Breadboarding
  • A bit more Breadboarding from the UK, AHH-RIGHT, mate?
  • Spark Fun Learning
  • slides what is a circuit?
  • slides electricity fundamentals
  • components01
  • components02
  • Physical Computing Library Guide courtesy of Temple University
  • Physicomp example 01 ‘Anti-Rape’ Lingerie Mohan, et. al.
  • Physicomp example 02 Eyewriter FAT Lab
  • Physicomp example 03 Pigeon Blog da Costa
  • Physicomp example 04 MIC JAMMER Burtch
  • Physicomp example 05 Touchy - Siu
  • The Department of Art is pleased to offer students the opportunity to apply for the Irish Experience Study-Abroad Program for the Summer 2019 semester. Please attend either meeting on September 5th, or 6th, in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, RM240, at 5:00 pm. If you are unable to attend but would like to request information, please contact Nick Croghan at ncroghan@uwf.edu
  • Sept. 13, CASSH Cookout! Thursday, Sept. 13, join for the CASSH Fall 2018 Cookout! From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m,  gather around free food, games, and the UWF CASSH community. Meet the faculty, staff, and students in the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities.
  • UWF TAG is pleased to present "Accessioned: Selections from TAG's Permanent Collection."This exhibition highlights artwork from the permanent collection by internationally recognized artists, UWF alumni, and recent acquisitions that have not been displayed before publicly. The exhibit will be held August 27 - September 22 at TAG in the CFPA, Building 82. Join for the closing reception September 20, 5-7pm at TAG. Information: ncroghan@uwf.edu or uwf.edu/tag

week 02 (week of 3 Sep)

  • Monday is holiday
  • NO CLASS/CAMPUS CLOSED MONDAY per LABOR DAY
  • Wenesday is cancelled due to TS Gordon weather
    • HOMEWORK: Read and Response response gets posted in BLAGH. Elsenaar & Scha- Electric Body Manipulation as Performance Art —Link to Text
    • HOMEWORK: Art of Noises Read and Respond
    • HOMEWORK: Watch MOTHERBOARD video Youtube about Reed Ghazala
    • HOMEWORK: Watch Soldering tutorial videos 1 2
    • HOMEWORK: READ Dunne and Raby Herzian Tales
    • HOMEWORK: upgrade proposal  you need to do three things to complete assignment
        1. post export of image on blog
        2. upload image file to Google Drive Shared Folder
        3. EMAIL the file to Thomas before class Sept 10
    • HOMEWORK: Post at least one separate Weekly Blog Report this week summarizing your activities.

LINKS/EVENTS

  • Breadboard diagram
  • Blinky cheat sheet
  • this video also from 2:09 to 4:07 covers most of the subjects we talked about this week.
  • Preparing your soldering iron
  • learning soldering videos 1 2
  • The Department of Art is pleased to offer students the opportunity to apply for the Irish Experience Study-Abroad Program for the Summer 2019 semester. Please attend either meeting on September 5th, or 6th, in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, RM240, at 5:00 pm. If you are unable to attend but would like to request information, please contact Nick Croghan at ncroghan@uwf.edu
  • Sept. 13, CASSH Cookout! Thursday, Sept. 13, join for the CASSH Fall 2018 Cookout! From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m,  gather around free food, games, and the UWF CASSH community. Meet the faculty, staff, and students in the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities.
  • UWF TAG is pleased to present Accessioned: Selections from TAG's Permanent Collection." This exhibition highlights artwork from the permanent collection by internationally recognized artists, UWF alumni, and recent acquisitions that have not been displayed before publicly. The exhibit will be held August 27 - September 22 at TAG in the CFPA, Building 82. Join for the closing reception September 20, 5-7pm at TAG. Information: ncroghan@uwf.edu or uwf.edu/tag

week 03 (week of 10 Sep)

  • Mon.
    • Review UPGRADE! Posters on Monday Sept 10
    • breadboard a blinky circuit - reading schematics
    • solder blinkies
    • TNM Project Brief
    • Breadboard TNM
    • TNM plans
  • Wed.
    • Discussion on reading Art of Noise and noise artists
    • finish breadboard TNM
    • HOMEWORK: READ Dunne and Raby Herzian Tales 02
    • HOMEWORK: Post at least one separate Weekly Blog Report this week summarizing your activities.

LINKS/EVENTS

  • TNM Documents
  • Sept. 13, CASSH Cookout! Thursday, Sept. 13, join for the CASSH Fall 2018 Cookout! From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m,  gather around free food, games, and the UWF CASSH community. Meet the faculty, staff, and students in the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities.
  • TAG is pleased to present Accessioned: Selections from TAG's Permanent Collection."This exhibition highlights artwork from the permanent collection by internationally recognized artists, UWF alumni, and recent acquisitions that have not been displayed before publicly. The exhibit will be held August 27 - September 22 at TAG in the CFPA, Building 82. Join for the closing reception September 20, 5-7pm at TAG. Information: ncroghan@uwf.edu or uwf.edu/tag

week 04 (week of 17 Sep)

  • Mon.
    • Discuss Schaa article
    • Quiz on components and diagrams
    • solder up a TNM with your additions/modifications
    • Discuss Dunne??
    • Adv Students make reports on Semester Project Proposals
  • Wed.
    • Making touch point contacts
    • Studio Time
    • HW- TNM - Work on Interface Design
    • HOMEWORK: READ Dunne Herzian Tales 02
    • HOMEWORK: Post review of Hertzian Tales chapters 01 and 02. Discuss the article and how the reading relates to what you are planning for the Project 01 design. How are you going to approach your interface now? 500 to 1000 words. 

      Also include some sketches of the design for the finished project. Describe the significant visual features of the finished project and how to operate the interface. Post on the blog with the description (on the blog, natürlich).

LINKS/EVENTS

  • TNM Documents
  • TAG is pleased to present Accessioned: Selections from TAG's Permanent Collection."This exhibition highlights artwork from the permanent collection by internationally recognized artists, UWF alumni, and recent acquisitions that have not been displayed before publicly. The exhibit will be held August 27 - September 22 at TAG in the CFPA, Building 82. Join for the closing reception September 20, 5-7pm at TAG. Information: ncroghan@uwf.edu or uwf.edu/tag

week 05 (week of 24 Sep)

  • Mon.
    • Introduce: Instructables Review/Analysis
    • Brief Intro to Final Project
    • HOMEWORK: Sensor Research
    • HW- TNM work on finishing (due 10/1)
  • Wed.
    • Intro Ordering parts
    • Studio Time
    • HOMEWORK: Finish Noise Design (due 10/1)
    • HOMEWORK: Nose about instructables for Final Project ideas
    • HOMEWORK: good, bad, ugly instructables Find examples of Instructables as discussed in class - Instructables - the Good, the Bad, the UGLY (developing a rubric for the final project) need to have these as a blog post
    • HOMEWORK: Post at least one separate Weekly Blog Report this week summarizing your activities.

LINKS/EVENTS

week 06 (week of 1 Oct)

  • Monday
    • Critique of NOISE Project (Monday)
    • final project starts
    • Arduino Introductions (input >computing >output)
    • Arduino IDE and Language arduino notebook link
    • HOMEWORK: What kind of sensor do you want to use? blog post
  • Wednesday
    • Instructables -good, bad, and ugly - develop a rubric session
    • Arduino tutorials
    • Arduino code
    • Arduino I research project sensors and reaction
    • HOMEWORK: contact Thomas for appointment to discuss rough idea for a project
    • HOMEWORK: Post at least one separate Weekly Blog Report this week summarizing your activities.

LINKS/EVENTS

  • TBA

week 07 (week of 8 Oct)

TOPICS

  • Mon.
    • More about the Final Project
    • Arduino code
    • Sensors and Relays
    • Studio time
  • Wed.
    • Studio Time
    • 10 minute appointments to discuss final project idea
    • HOMEWORK: Post at least one separate Weekly Blog Report this week summarizing your activities.

LINKS/EVENTS

week 08 (week of 15 oct)

  • Monday
    • Final Project Proposal Presentations for novice group
    • Arduino tutorials
    • Reading Discussion NBC 01, 02
    • HOMEWORK: put hardware order in Sources for electronics graphic
  • Wednesday
    Graphic and quote: nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs. - Henry Ford
    "one thing at a time"
    • Studio Time
    • HOMEWORK: Read NBC Chptrs. 3 - 4 of Natural Born Cyborgs.
    • HOMEWORK: Blog notes from Reading: NBC chapters 03, 04. (Group leading discussion put together a discussion sheet on google docs.)
    • HOMEWORK: Start prototyping the building blocks of your project (mantra: 'one bite at a time')
    • HOMEWORK: Weekly Blog Report - share progress/notes on Final Project

LINKS/EVENTS

week 09 (week of 22 oct)

  • Monday
    • Attend/Participate in Adv Student Mid-term Project Presentations
    • Reading Discussion NBC 03, 04
    • Arduino tutorials
    • Studio Time
    • HOMEWORK: Order, Order, Order - get your parts
    • HOMEWORK: Work on Final Project
  • Wednesday
    • Studio Time
    • HOMEWORK: Work on Final Project
    • HOMEWORK: Blog notes from Reading: NBC chapters 05, 06. (Group leading discussion put together a discussion sheet on google docs)
    • HOMEWORK: Weekly Blog Report - share progress/notes on Final Project

LINKS/EVENTS

week 10 (week of 29 oct)

  • Monday
    • Reading Discussion NBC 05, 06
    • Studio Time
    • HOMEWORK: Work on Final Project
    • HOMEWORK: ORDER, ORDER, ORDER! Get those last minute purchases for Final done!
  • Wednesday
    • Arduino tutorials
    • Studio Time
    • HOMEWORK: Read Chapter 07, 08 of Natural Born Cyborgs. Post a response on blog. Blog notes from Reading: NBC chapters 07, 08. (Group leading discussion put together a discussion sheet on google docs.)
    • HOMEWORK: Work on Final Project
    • HOMEWORK: Post at least one separate blog post this week, the Weekly Blog Report - share progress/notes on Final Project.

LINKS/EVENTS

  • TBA

week 11 (week of 5 nov)

  • Monday
    • Reading Discussion NBC 7,8
    • Studio Time
  • Wednesday
    • Studio Time
    • HOMEWORK: Work on Final Project
    • HOMEWORK: Weekly Blog Report - share progress/notes on Final Project. Post at least one separate blog post this week.

LINKS/EVENTS

  • TBA

week 12 (week of 12 nov)

VETERANS DAY OBSERVED ON MONDAY- NO CLASS

  • Mon.
    • school closed for holiday
  • Wednesday
    • give 5 minute progress report in class
    • Studio Time
    • HOMEWORK: Work on Final Project
    • HOMEWORK: Post at least one separate blog post this week, the Weekly Blog Report - share progress/notes on Final Project.

LINKS/EVENTS

  • TBA

week 13 (week of 19 nov)

THANKSGIVING WEEK - PLEASE NOTE SPECIAL SCHEDULE ATTENDANCE OPTIONAL

TOPICS

  • Mon.
    • Open Studio work time
    • Thomas available by appointment, please email
  • Wed.
    • class cancelled for holiday
    • HOMEWORK: Final Project
    • HOMEWORK: Work on your documentation on Instructables
    • HOMEWORK: Post at least one separate Weekly Blog Report this week—make notes and document FINAL project research and progress.

LINKS/EVENTS

  • TBA

week 14 (week of 26 nov)

TOPICS

  • Mon. and Wed.
    • Open Studio work time
    • Thomas available by appointment, please email
    • HOMEWORK: Work on Final Project
    • HOMEWORK: Work on your documentation on Instructables. Post at least one separate blog post this week, the Weekly Blog Report.

LINKS/EVENTS

  • TBA

week 15 DEAD WEEK (week of 3 Dec)

  • Monday and Wednesday
    • Dead Week - no class Monday and Wed.
    • Open Studio Time. Thomas available for appointments, please email
    • HOMEWORK: Final
    • HOMEWORK: Post at least one LAST!! Weekly Blog Report this week—Do some reflections about the semester. Take a moment to reflect on all of your hard work this semester.
  • Finish Instructable, DUE December 15th, 12 noon

LINKS/EVENTS

  • TBA

week 16

FINAL Presentation
8 AM, 10 Dec. 2018

Instructable DUE 12 noon, 15 Dec. 2018

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