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 beginning 08 January)

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 Jan 22nd
  • Read this page: https://electronicsclub.info/circuitdiagrams.htm Study the difference between the diagram and what the electronics will look like in actuality.
  • Watch Collin's Lab: The REAL Breadboard
  • Read How to Use a 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 Week 3. 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 beginning 15 January)

Note: NO CLASS/CAMPUS CLOSED MONDAY per observance of Martin Luthen King Jr. Day of Service, extended homework due on Wed. January 17

TOPICS

  • Quiz on components and diagrams
  • Noise Circuit Introduction
  • Breadboard Noise circuit

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 breadboarding the noise circuit. Document on Blog
  • Read chapter 02 Hertzian Tales blog a Reading Response.
  • Blog post - Reflect/debrief on the week

LINKS/EVENTS

week 03 (week beginning 22 January)

TOPICS

  • Reading Discussion Elsenaar Scha Article
  • Review UPGRADE! Posters on Monday 22 January
  • Make up small teams for Mini-Project, must tell Thomas who you are working with
  • solder Noise Projects

HOMEWORK

  • Read Art of Noise - Make blog post Reading Response
  • make time, schedule time work on group project
  • 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
    • Foundations Show 08 - 25 January
    • Closing Reception and Cookout 25 January, 1200 - 1500

  • CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Jan 22nd, 10-12:30pm, Library (Room 123, RSVP required) - Launch a Side Hustle Workshop w/ Dr. Justin Davis
  • CFE Calendar of Events

week 04 (week beginning 29 January)

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
    • Michael Deas and Gregory B. Saunders 08 February - 10 March
    • Opening reception 08 February 1700 - 1900

  • CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Jan 31st, 5:15 to 6:30pm, College of Business (BLDG 76A, Atrium) - Quint Studer and Panel of CEO's - Justin Beck, Bill Wein, Tina Crowell
  • CFE Calendar of Events

week 05 (week beginning 05 February)

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 beginning 12 February)

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
    • Michael Deas and Gregory B. Saunders 08 February - 10 March
    • Opening reception 08 February 1700 - 1900
  • CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP: CFE Calendar of Events

week 07 (week beginning 19 February)

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

  • Sources for electronics graphic
  • The Art Gallery (TAG) at UWF presents
    • Michael Deas and Gregory B. Saunders 08 February - 10 March
    • Opening reception 08 February 1700 - 1900
  • CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Feb 21st, 4pm to 6pm, Library - Protect Your Idea w/ J. Nevin Shaffer, Patent Attorney
  • CFE Calendar of Events

week 08 (week beginning 26 February)

TOPICS

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

HOMEWORK

  • Post at least one separate Blog Debrief this week—Blog-notes, rough ideas, research on Final Project Wearable
  • Read Intros and Chapters 1, 2 of Natural Born Cyborgs. Post a response to reading on blog.
    Group leading discussion put together a discussion sheet on google docs.

LINKS/EVENTS

  • The Art Gallery (TAG) at UWF presents
    • Michael Deas and Gregory B. Saunders 08 February - 10 March
    • Opening reception 08 February 1700 - 1900
  • CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Feb 27th, 5:30pm, College of Science and Engineering - Engineering and Technology Panel: James Mann, Mike Murdoch, Jeremy White
  • CFE Calendar of Events

week 09 (week beginning 05 March)

TOPICS

  • Arduino Project I Critique
  • Discuss NBC Chapters Intros through Chapter 2
  • Studio Time
  • FInal project proposal - What should be in the proposal

HOMEWORK

  • Time for a proposal - develop a proposal for you final project. Yes, it has to be on the blog...
  • Get materials list together for your final project. Order, Order, Order!!! those materials
  • Read Chapter 3 - 4 of Natural Born Cyborgs. Post a response on blog.
    Group leading discussion put together a discussion sheet on google docs.
  • 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

SPRING BREAK

week 10 (week beginning 19 March)

TOPICS

  • Final Project Proposal Presentations/ Adv Student Mid-term Project Presentations
  • Discuss NBC Chapters 3 - 4
  • 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 05 - 08 of Natural Born Cyborgs. Post a response to reading on blog.
    Group leading discussion put together a discussion sheet on google docs.
  • 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
    • TAGGED: Student Art and Design Exhibition 29 March - 14 April
    • Opening Reception 29 March 1700 - 1900
  • CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Mar 21st, 4pm to 6pm, library - Connections for Success Workshop w/ Jerry Maygarden (former Mayor)
  • CFE Calendar of Events

week 11 (week beginning 26 March)

TOPICS

  • Discuss NBC Chapters 5 - 8
  • Final Project Studio Time

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
    • TAGGED: Student Art and Design Exhibition 29 March - 14 April
    • Opening Reception 29 March 1700 - 1900
  • CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Mar 28th, 5:15 to 6:30pm, Location TBD - Panel from CASSH (all speakers TBD) 
  • CFE Calendar of Events

week 12 (week beginning 02 April)

TOPICS

  • Project update - Meetings with Thomas half class scheduled one-to-one time
  • 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
    • TAGGED: Student Art and Design Exhibition 29 March - 14 April
    • Opening Reception 29 March 1700 - 1900
  • CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Apr 4th, 5:15 to 6:30pm, Location TBD - Panel from CEPS and COH (all speakers TBD)
  • CFE Calendar of Events

week 13 (week beginning 9 April)

TOPICS

  • Project update - Meetings with Thomas half class scheduled one-to-one time
  • 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
    • TAGGED: Student Art and Design Exhibition 29 March - 14 April
    • Spring SynThesis 19 April - 5 May
    • Opening Reception 19 April 1700 - 1900
  • CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Apr 11th, Tentatively - President Saunders and Panel of Alumni Entrepreneurs - in the Conference Center 
  • CFE Calendar of Events

week 14 (week beginning 16 April)

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 Instructables

LINKS/EVENTS

  • The Art Gallery (TAG) at UWF presents
    • Spring SynThesis 19 April - 5 May
    • Opening Reception 19 April 1700 - 1900
  • CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Apr 18th, 4pm to 6pm, Library - Great Employee Handbook Workshop with Quint Studer 
  • CFE Calendar of Events

week 15 DEAD WEEK (week beginning 23 April)

THOMAS AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT

TOPICS

  • Studio Time

HOMEWORK

  • Final
  • Last 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
    • Spring SynThesis 19 April - 5 May
    • Opening Reception 19 April 1700 - 1900

week 16 week beginning APRIL 30

FINAL REVIEWS
TBA

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