ARTS@MEDIA LABMAS.825J  Fall 2011

Tod Machover and Neri Oxman

Syllabus



September 07
  (E14-633)
Introduction (Tod Machover and Neri Oxman)
September 14
  (E14-633)
ArcMac and Media Lab Origins/Traditions (Nicholas Negraponte)
September 21
  (E14-493)
Ricky Leacock: Cinema, Interactive and Not (Glorianna Davenport)
September 28
  (E14-493)
Hyperinstruments, Robotic Opera and Beyond (Tod Machover)
October 5Music, Mind, Meaning... and Machines: (Marvin Minsky, Barry Vercoe, et al)
October 12no class, sponsor week
October 19Muriel Cooper and the Visible Language Workshop tradition (Karen Donoghue)
October 26John Maeda, Special Presentation: Art | Design | Science | Technology
*** Start time at 1:30 pm, followed by Lab-wide reception ***
November 2Tangible and Intangible Media: Hiroshi Ishii and Steve Benton (Mike Bove, holography, etc.)
November 9Bill Mitchell and the Radical Design Tradition (Neri Oxman)
November 16ArtScience Labs: Alternative Models for Arts Research (David Edwards, Le Labo - Paris and Harvard, et al)
November 23no class (or individual meetings), Thanksgiving break
November 30Is it Art? Is it Design? Is it a Demo? Does it Matter? (Leah Buechley, Pattie Maes, and Cynthia Breazeal)
December 7Responsive Environments and Public Interaction (Joe Paradiso)
December 14Art, Design and Entrepreneurship (Joe Chung) and Final Class Discussion

Tod Machover, Muriel R. Cooper Professor of Music and Media ()

Neri Oxman, Assistant Professor of Media Arts and Sciences ()

Akito van Troyer, Class TA ()

Simone Ovsey, Class Producer ()

Taya Leary, Class Administrator ()