Week 1 – Participation + the interwebs
Today’s workshop/fun stuff:
Discussion of interesting projects, including:
- Sour – Hibi no niero (Tone of Everyday) video clip
- Learningtoloveyoumore – collaborative project initiated by U.S. artists Miranda July and Harrell Fletcher. With artwork from creative peeps from the international community
- La Jetee – excerpt and NY times outline of the 1962 28-min short film by Chris Marker
- Sonic Memorial – an interesting sound and web artwork of collected memories/responses to September 11
- Journey to the End of Coal – Web documentary which uses interactive photographic format. ‘Your journey begins in Datong which is located just a couple hours away West from Beijing. You travel from there all around the region and visit its major coal mines, from the “best” state-owned complex to the worst private coal plants.
- You were in my dreams – online artwork ‘teaser’ by Isobel Knowles and Van Sowerine combining handcrafted animation with media art technology. See the whole show at Experimenta – Utopia Now
- The Cloud Society – a successor to Learningtoloveyoumore, this is an online gallery of community responses to artistic ‘tasks’
- setting up WordPress blogs: wordpress.com
- RSS feeds: RSS = ‘Really Simple Syndication’. Excuse the slightly annoying presentation/accent! Using Netnewswire or GoogleReader. TASK: Subscribe to 5 relevant RSS sources, including RMIT Music blog
- Exploring accounts / different research tools: what the heck is Delicious and why use it? TASK : Explore delicious: – Find 3 course relevant ‘tags’, 3 interesting ‘tags’, and 3 people on delicious who regularly collect good bookmarks. Copy the RSS address for each of these and subscribe to them in your RSS reader. Add the RSS address for the tag ‘rmitmusic’ to your RSS reader
- Other sites/accounts: twitter, flickr, youtube, friendfeed, ning, bandcamp, soundcloud, vimeo etc )The art of participation. Explore these links: the Art of Participation: 1950 to Now (a recent exhibition at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SF MoMA)), Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller
~ by eugerino on February 25, 2010.