December 4, 2008

DUE Dec. 4, 2008: "The Topic Is Race; the Art Is Fearless" by Holand Cotter

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November 17, 2008

Due November 20th "Vitamin D"

Vitamin D intro by Emma Dexter is Download file

November 3, 2008

Due Nov. 14: Excerpt from "Relational Aesthetics" by Nicholas Bourriaud

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Due Nov. 14: Excerpt from "The Language of New Media" by Lev manovich

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Due Nov. 7 "The Curator's Moment" by Michael Brenson

Please read this essay and we will discuss all the recent readings this week in class.

October 24, 2008

Due Oct. 30, 2008 "Narrativizing Visual Culture: Towards a Polycentric Aesthetics" Shohat and Stam

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Due Oct. 30, 2008 "The Marco Polo Syndrome: Some Problems around Art and Eurocentrism" Gerardo Mosquera

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October 23, 2008

Due Nov. 14 Art and Technology, Part 1: Lay of land, maps, hacks privacy and security

Below are the links from my talk on art and technology.
Please review these links and respond in the usual style to this material. Your response may be about the material as a whole, or about a particular topic covered in the talk that is relevant to your work or thoughts.

Here is the text from the talk.

October 18, 2008

Due Oct. 23, 2008: "The War on Culture" by Carole S. Vance

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Due Oct. 23, 2008: "Eating the Other: Desire and Resistance from Media and Cultural Studies" by Bell Hooks

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October 11, 2008

Due October 15, 2008 "Bansky Was Here" by Lauren Collins

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Due October 15, 2008 "Least Likely to Succeed" by Aaron Rose

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Due October 15, 2008 "Fort Thunder" by Lawrence Rinder

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October 3, 2008

Due Oct. 9, 2008: "Reinventing the Medium" by Rosalind Krauss

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Due Oct. 9, 2008: "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction" by Walter Benjamin

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September 28, 2008

Due Oct. 2, 2008: "When Form Has Become Attitude - And Beyond" by Thierry de Duve

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September 23, 2008

Due Sep. 25, 2008: "Art Theory Contexts" by Martin Irvine

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Due Sep. 25, 2008: "The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception" by Theodor Adorno

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September 22, 2008

Due Sep. 25, 2008: "After the Orgy" by J. Baudrillard

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September 12, 2008

Due Sep. 18, 2008: "Death of the Author" by Roland Barthes

One version of the text is here, and another here.

Also check out the short analysis article on "Death of the Author" on wikipedia.

Due Sep. 18, 2008: "The Creative Act" by Macrcel Duchamp

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Due Sep. 18, 2008: "Postmodernism" by Robert Williams, from "Art in Theory"

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September 6, 2008

Due Sep. 11, 2008: "Five difficulties in writing the truth" by Bertold Brecht

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Due Sep. 11, 2008: "Point and Line to Plane", By Wassily Kandinsky Hilla Rebay

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Please read and respond to the preface, forwards, the introduction and what is included of the section titled "Point" (in all, pages 5-17 on the Google books link above).