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TIMELINE

NEXT WEEK:

build workshop! Concrete idea of what we're doing, lesson plan

4/25: take pictures at list, scoutlets
4/26: lesson plan
5/2: plan publicity for opening
5/3: first class
5/9: Run-through
5/10: class/workshop at bss
5/12: pArTy!1!!!!!11!!
5/12-5/17: collate some stuff

TO DO

-find outlets: DELEGATED TO LUCY
-get more pictures: SAM, WEDNESDAY
-finish lesson plan/presentation: RUNTHROUGH TUESDAY 5/9
-do publicity
-get projector: NEEDS PICKUP, HAS BEEN RESERVED
-get sound stuff together
-other party planning stuff?
-make wiki page of presentation/pictures/links
-batch color correct list photos

OUTLET RADIUS

-ives-prospect park
-places that are fun
--we are hell of like water. and hackers.

WHAT DO WE NEED TO DO FOR ROVING PARTYFUN?

1. find locations
2. get equipment
3. figure out a SYSTEM. MAN.
4. ???
5. PROFIT

THE PLAN

-have the party start at watson<br>
-move it/split it to move<br>
-figure out sound stuff<br>

PUBLICITY

information needed:
-email address
-location
-time
-instruction
-byomp3
-danceparty
-projection

email posters to liza_hebert@bown.edu by monday morning

FLICKR INFO

http://www.flickr.com/photos/opensourcecult/

login: opensourcecult
password: modcult

GMAIL INFO

login: byomp3
password: danceparty

WORKSHOP OUTLINE

1st week, give preview.

to begin: small presentation on remix/open source cult, end with previews of what we've done
-show our wiki from class, some projects we've done

-common applications/interpretations of appropriation/opensource
--remix
---music/sampling/ grey album?
---in visual arts!
-historical trajectory of appropriated art
--contextalization and legitimation!
---images from collage lecture
---our work from student work page

FLICKR:

Flickr is a photo-hosting website which also serves as a social networking service, linking together people with similar interests (through its tagging feature).

-sets
-tags
-licenses
--cc/open source
-inherent risk of hosting something on someone else's (especially when "someone" is a huge corporation like yahoo!) server.

to teach GIMP:

1. open file/import image

2. check out some tool action
2a. move tool<br>
2b. scale tool-to set scaled image, hold down shift or click scale
2c. selection tools
-select inverse
-select region
-circle, rectangle, shapes, magic wand, etc.
--debate over which to show, how much to explain
2d. brushes
-changes size and shape of tool
-fun things! sprinkles!
-paintbrush
-pencil
-eraser
2e. colors
-color selection
-stamps
-gradients
2f. fill stuff
-paintbucket
-patterns
-stamps
2g. text

3. undo
-howto
-history? how far back can you edit?
--you need to go backwards/redo in order

4. layers
-sidebar
-image is all layers, like unto slides!
-collage methphor
-flip layer tool
layer priority-ones which are listed first are on top of others.
-make sure to have correct layers selected

5. free swim with the basics!

6. goal-oriented play
6a. open new window
6b. look at pictures, decide which to use (3-5)
6c. make one the primary layer

7. image adjusting
7a. brightness/contrast

8. filters
-show a bunch funtime

9. free swim again! one on one specific questions

TO DO:
-short intros
--open source
--flickr
-workshop!

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