Open Source Culture Spring 06 - Syllabus

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Open Source Culture: Art, Technology, Intellectual Property

Spring 2006 Syllabus
Prof. Mark Tribe

Wed 1.25: Introduction to Course

  • Review Course Outline and Syllabus
  • Introductory Lecture

Tue 1.31: Wiki Workshop & Online Lecture

Wed 2.1: Collage

Tue 2.7: Collage Workshop

  • Gimpshop, Photoshop, YTMND

Wed 2.8: Copyright & Fair Use

Tue 2.14: Collage Studio

  • Work on collages

Wed 2.15: Appropriation

  • Lecture: Appropriation from Marcel Duchamp to Sherrie Levine
  • Discuss reading and online lecture:
  • Student presentation 2

Tue 2.21: Collage Studio

  • Work on collages

Wed 2.22: Collage Critique

Tue 2.28: Audio (Re)Mix Listening Session

Wed 3.1: Found Sound

  • Discuss Reading:
    • Siva Vaidhyanathan: Copyrights and Copywrongs. Chapter 4: "Hep Cats and Copy Cats: American Music Challenges the Copyright Tradition," pp. 117 - 148. Also recommended: Introduction. On reserve in Rock and available as an e-book at http://site.ebrary.com/lib/brown/Doc?id=10032481
    • Paul D. Miller: Rhythm Science
    • Edward Samuels: The Illustrated Story of Copyright, pp. 31-33, 44-55
    • John Oswald: "Plunderphonics, or Audio Piracy as a Compositional Prerogative". http://www.plunderphonics.com/xhtml/xplunder.html
    • Student presentation 3

Tue 3.7: Audio (Re)Mix Workshop

  • Audacity, GarageBand, AsktheDJ, iTunes...

Wed 3.8: From Free Software to Open Source Software

Tue 3.14: Audio (Re)Mix Studio

Wed 3.15: Copyleft

Tue 3.21: Audio (Re)Mix Studio

Wed 3.22: Audio (Re)Mix Critique

Spring break

Tue 4.4: Found Footage Screening

Wed 4.5:

Final Project Brainstorm

  • Student presentation
  • Discussion
  • Final project brainstorming session

Tue 4.11: Pick Final Projects

  • Final project ideas

Wed 4.12: Final Project Studio

  • Work on final projects

Tue 4.18: Final Project Studio

  • Work on final projects

Wed 4.19: Final Project Studio

  • Student presentation: Maribeth
  • Discussion
  • Work on final projects

Tue 4.25: Final Project Studio

  • Student presentation: Alexis
  • Discussion
  • Work on final projects

Wed 4.26: Final Project Studio

  • Student presentations
  • Discussion
  • Work on final projects

Tue 5.2: Final Project Studio

  • Student presentations
  • Discussion
  • Work on final projects

Wed 5.3: Final Project Studio

  • Discussion
  • Work on final projects

Friday 5.12: Final Project Critique

  • Critique Final Projects
  • Evaluations

Resources | Student Work | Production Two Manual | Outline

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