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INTERACTIVE INSTALLATION ART (experimental media)
instructor: curt cloninger
email: curt at lab404 dot com
office: Zeis 214. Wednesday + Friday 2-3:30.
location: university of north carolina asheville
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class-specific | readings + examples | resources



intro
syllabus
rough project calendar
attendance and grading policies

macro-projects (group)
multi-channel video installation
modulated/enchanted space installation

micro-projects (individual)
interactive object/sculpture/system
interactive sonic sculpture/instrument/system
miniature installation (tableau or wondercabinet)
minimal space/body modulation (sense yourself sensing)
telepresence/network, site/non-site piece

required hardware
littleBits Power Bit (9v and/or USB)
littleBits Midi Bit
+ at least two littleBits input bits

optional hardware
littleBits output bits
littleBits wireless transmitter + wireless receiver
littleBits Bluetooth Bit + cell phone
littleBits cloudBit

optional texts
Installation Art in the New Millenium (oliveira/oxley/petry)
Understanding Installation Art: From Duchamp to Holzer (rosenthal)
From Margin to Center: The Spaces of Installation Art (reiss)
One Place After Another: Site-Specific Art and Locational Identity (kwon)
Installation Art (bishop)


introduction

a possible definition# (rosenthal)
Installation Art: Introduction# (bishop)
The Emancipated Spectator [talk]# (rancière)
Merzbau (schwitters)

interactive object/sculpture/system

Homage to New York (tinguely) [cf: rauschenberg's contribution]
Magnet TV [photo * video] (paik)
Box with the Sound of Its Own Making (morris)
Alice [excerpts] (svankmajer)
ouija board

interactive sonic sculpture/instrument/system

Venus Smiles# (ballard)
10 selected works (zimoun)
Forty Part Motet (cardiff)
making the Rat Film score (deacon/anthony)

MULTI-CHANNEL VIDEO INSTALLATION

Studies on the Ecology of Drama (ahtila)
Ever Is Over All [cf: alternate documentation] (rist)
The Crossing [cf: installation documentation] (viola)

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miniature installation (tableau or wondercabinet)

The Precession of Simulacra [excerpt]# (baudrillard)
miniature rooms (ranner)
boxes (cornell)

minimal space/body modulation (sense yourself sensing)

A Mover's Guide to Standing Still# (manning)
100 untitled works in mill aluminum [cf: description#] (judd)
Video Corridor [cf: description#] (nauman)
ArcelorMittal Orbit Slide (höller)
roller coasters
dance clubs

telepresence/network, site/non-site piece

A Tour of the Monuments of Passaic, New Jersey# (smithson)
Within and Beyond the Frame [cf: description#] (buren)
The Telegarden (goldberg / santarromana)
Plantoid (okhaos)
A Tool to Deceive and Slaughter (larsen)

MODULATED/ENCHANTED SPACE INSTALLATION

The Uncanny# (freud)
volumen | ghost... a border act | myein (hamilton)
the event of a thread (hamilton)
haunted houses




a long list of available resources >>

tutorials
cycling 74 tutorials online (click right menu at site) OR open max itself, go to "help > reference", click on the home icon (top left), then click on "tutorials" in the list to the right
max/msp video tutorial series (koraca)
baz tutorials [+the missing #2 tutorial]
vizzie tutorials
vizzie video experiments tutorial
BEAP (max modular audio synthesizer) tutorial
various max tutorial videos
how to create a vizzie module

tools
max/msp/jitter

simpleSynth
audacity

littleBits
arduino