Assignments

Changes may occur so please check the OSS announcements and your email regularly.

Build up your team for project development

DEADLINE 21 AUG in Studio

3-4 members per team.

3-member teams are optimal.

Get to know each other, and make your teams as diverse and as well balanced as possible regarding skill-sets, approach and interests.

On 21 Aug, the teams will say hi, explain why and how you teamed up, and how do you map/anticipate your responsibilities working on projects.

We will adjust/reassign if some teams lose members due to Add/Drop, just please let me know.


Teams think up and develop the project ideas

DEADLINE 28 AUG in Studio

Up to 3 ideas per team.

It is good to have 1 main and 1 or 2 backup/alternative ideas.

Briefly document and illustrate all your ideas into 10-15-minute long presentation.

Teams will present their initial ideas on 28 Aug, when we will select one for prototyping and final development.


Inspiring example of interactive art

DEADLINE 4 SEP @ OSS, Research CATEGORY

Find an inspiring, thought-provoking example of interactive art or design.

Research (online and in the library) about the: artist, theme, context, techniques, public reception/feedback, consequences, etc.

Write your individual reflections, between 130 and 250 words (go longer if you wish), add links and media.

Post your reflections at the OSS before 4 Sep.


Field trip to NGS impressions and reflections

DEADLINE 11 Sep @ OSS, Research CATEGORY

If you saw the “Disappearance, Bar in the Gallery” performance at NGS on Thu 22 or Fri 23 Aug

Research about INTER—MISSION and Lee Kang-so’s Disappearance, Bar in the Gallery (1973).
You can start from INTER—MISSION’s website: https://inter-mission.art/.

Think about the “Disappearance, Bar in the Gallery” performance at NGS.

Write your impressions and reflections, between 130 and 250 words (go longer if you wish), add links and media.

Post your reflections within the Research category at the OSS before 11 Sep.

If you could not make it to the performance an NGS

Research about INTER—MISSION.
You can start from their website: https://inter-mission.art/.

Select one of their interactive projects presented.

Research about it.

Write your impressions and reflections, between 130 and 250 words (go longer if you wish), add links and media.

Post your reflections within the Research category at the OSS before 11 Sep.


Start assembling tech requirements for your projects

DEADLINE 18 Sep in Studio

Start anticipating and assembling the tech specs for project development.

Teaching materials budget is $700.

Prototyping will give you a picture of tech specs needed for full project development.

Inform me on requirements as we go, and we can order some components crucial for both prototype and final projects.

We will assemble a bulk specs list for Poh on 18 Sep.

We will allocate up to 60% of the total class teaching material budget for this requirement:

We will keep 40% or more for the finishing requirements after recess.


Field trip to ArtScience Museum Future World impressions and reflections

DEADLINE 16 Oct @ OSS, Research CATEGORY

Write your impressions and reflections on the Future Worlds exhibition.

Between 130 and 250 words (go longer if you wish).

Add links and media.

Post your reflections at the OSS.


Start assembling project documentation package

DEADLINE 21 Nov UPLOAD

Take project documentation folder.

Start documenting your project development, from the demo to the final project.

Assemble and edit your documentation into a final package.

Upload it to me.


 

Individual reading and reflection on a selected essay

DEADLINE 30 Oct @ OSS, Research CATEGORY

Go through reading list titled Bibliography for Reading Assignment (in the Syllabys and @ OSS).

Browse the interesting titles, or ask me for a recommendation and select an essay.

Read it and research about it.

Write your impressions and reflections: between 250 and 500 words (go longer if you wish), add links and media.

Post your reflections at the OSS.


IF REQUIRED: Reserve extra equipment for your projects

DEADLINE 13 Nov ADM

Teams that need additional equipment (projectors, sound, etc.) to showcase their projects on 20 Nov, need to inquire on the availability and reserve the equipment in advance.

On my approval, contact Poh and work it out with him.