Week 1: August 13 - 19
Introduction to course concepts, topics, syllabus, Website, and the overall Open Source Studio (OSS) approach to collaborative studio art. We will overview the OSS User Manual
, which covers web-conferencing via Adobe Connect, the WordPress “multi-site, ” and other online methodologies used in this hybrid onsite/online course. We will establish user accounts in WordPress and social media sites, and discuss how these tools will be used for creative work, collective blog writing, Web-based research, online documentation, and methods of social media integration. There will be an overview of artworks for critique, readings, and student work produced in the course, including: micro projects, research posts, project hyperessay, and the final project, as well as additional opportunities for collaboration.
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