Thursday, May 04, 2006

The Kent State shootings, also known as May 4 or the Kent State massacre, occurred at Kent State University in the city of Kent, Ohio, and involved the shooting of students by the Ohio National Guard on Monday, May 4, 1970. The altercation killed four students and wounded nine others.


Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Monday, May 01, 2006


All files due on Tue May 9th!
M2v files and Aif

No titles on the video-but have a printout of your title infotmation or in Doc format.

Kevin Will be in the lab collecting your stuff. putting together the dvd.

Artist Set-up on the 11th at 5:45-6:30 (if more time is needed contact Kevin or Matt)

Doors open at 7:00 for public.
May 3rd Wed.
Quiz and final discussion of "Snow Crash"
Make sure you complete the book by Wed.

May 11th
Fredonia Opera House-Capstone Video Screening and Exhibition

Monday, March 13, 2006

Capstone homework: Due Monday march 20th

Due Monday march 20th

Write, proofread and post to blog and print copies for everyone in class:

a 750 word artist statement. Use no quotations. Cite specific works your influences (both artistic and cultural)

links to writing resources:

Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Snowcrash: read chapter 3-6 for web feb 8th

Next Wed. Dan Yip will be leading the group conversation regarding these chapters. Each of you will be required to A) summarize and b) draw connections between the text and current art/world/personal revelations you may have. Be creative and be prepared! Please bring in any additional materials (images, video, art etc.) that relate to the discussion you will be leading.

We will be moving down the blog class list for individuals who will lead the class discussion. For instance, Dan Yip next week, Graham the following week then Joe etc. etc.

Capston presentations:Start date: Monday Feb 6th

Capstone presentations:
Start date: Monday Feb 6th
Aprox. Length of presentation 5-10 min

Your presentations must be professional inclusive and complete and contain and address the following:

1) Use PowerPoint, flash, html or other suitable presentation format.
2) You must incorporate images, drawing ,video, animations or suitable visual material into your presentation. Images, animations and sketches etc. must have written descriptions of how they relate to your project.
3) Clearly state the objectives of your project.
4) Include a description of your creative process as it relates to this project. I.E. how this project is being constructed.
5) Include a materials list and or hardware/software list. What is this project “made of? ” What are the costs associated with the production of this project? And the its presentation/exhibition
6) Give a well thought out timeline for the project. Include a midterm evaluation date and at least 3 other milestones in order to chart the progress of the project. Be specific on what element of your project you plan to have started and finished by certain dates.
7) Describe and list a “Living or recently deceased” Media Artist whose work/theme relates to your project, tell us how it relates to your work.
8) If your working in a group give a description of the duties and roles each group member is charged with.

Wednesday, January 25, 2006

DUE Mon. Jan 30th

Be ready with a rough sketch of your project on Monday Jan 30th.
Start work on the presentation of your project to the class.

Wed. Feb 1st.
Have chapters 1-2 read for the start of class.
Discussion on presentation requirements. Work day,

Mon. Feb 6th and Wen.8th
Begin presentations.

Sunday, January 22, 2006

Homework for Jan 25th

New Media Artist Research

I want you to use the Media Artist list on the class blog to find five (5) media artists who provoke, inspire and wow you. On your blog write about one or two specific works in particular that encapsulate the methods and themes of each artist.

Blog requirements:
5 artists names (you must use the list of artist from the blog)
5 links to your artist websites
5 images posted of specific works from your 5 artists
1 paragraph (3 sentence minimum) for each specific work. Make sure that you 1) describe the work, 2) why you chose it.