TDDE 131 Final Project Showcase

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We had a great turnout for our TDDE 131 Final Project Showcase; several dozen people came through to view (and interact with) the works the students created.  Here are brief summaries of all of the pieces:

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TDDE 131 Week 9: Final Project Work

[Notes]
[Crit]


6:00-6:30pm: Notes:

Final exam 12 June 5:30-8:30pm – this will be a public performance in SME 401

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TDDE 131 Week 8: Project Planetaria Devices

[Notes]
[Crit]


6:10pm – 7:30pm: Project Planetaria Devices

ppdWe made Project Planetaria Devices!  Michael led students through the basic electronics, soldering skills and talked about the “stupidest possible chip. ” Working with capacitors, watch batteries, potentiometers, photo capacitors, and toggle switches students created their own devices to emit light and audio.  They “played” these interments by the whole class holding hands to run a current through the whole class, and performed a Cage-inspired score with individual PPDS.

Then everyone got a kit to take home to make more!

 

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TDDE 131 Week 7: Space, Time, Echo & Dimensionality

[Readings]
[Crit of Proposals and Pairing]
[Space, Time, Echo & Dimensionality]
[Assignment]

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TDDE 131 Week 6: Imaging

[Reading]
[Critiques of Last Week’s Assignment]
[Astronomical Image Making]
[Aesthetic and Social Interpretation of Images]
[Assignment for Next Week]

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TDDE 131 Week 5: Data-drive interactive pieces with Isadora

[Discussion of conceptual exercise]
[Defining grading schema]
[Isadora basics]
[Critique of projects]
[Assignment]

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TDDE 131 Week 4: Mapping, Catalogs & Conceptual Art

[Reading]
[Some Demonstrations]
[Critique of last week’s assignments]
[Independent & Dependent Variables]
[Mapping & Catalogs]
[Conceptual Art]
[Conceptual Art Exercise]
[Assignment]

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TDDE 131 Week 3: Data Visualization

[Reading]
[Critique of last week’s assignments]
[Data Visualization]
[Data Visualization Lab]
[Assignment]

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TDDE 131 Week 2: Cage Score and Time Series Data

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[Reading]
[Assignment Critique]
[The Cage Model]
[Performing Variations II]
[Astronomical Data]
[Assignment]

 

 

 

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TDDE 131 Week 1: Measurement & Uncertainty, Scores

As a means of archiving our course, we’re going to attempt to write up a short review of what we covered, along with links to whatever media/exercises/ideas that came up.  For those of you not fortunate enough to be sitting in, please feel free to check out the links below and try the exercises at home!

Reading
Introduction & Context
Measurement & Uncertainty
Laughter Scores
Assignment

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