This hands-on course will focus on the current state of interactive media in a collaborative environment. Students will create projects integrating video, sound, and text. The course will explore various technologies and equipment such as using sensors for real-time interactivity. Lectures and exercises focus on applying interactivity, interface, and usability design concepts to projects. Students will gain skills in coding concepts, hacking existing technology, and the process for interactive media projects.
The course will cover the process from the project idea to research, designing, building, testing, planning, and use of space (real and virtual) for presentation. Visits to museums and galleries will help students look at interactive media with a critical eye. The course will culminate in a public show – an exhibition of installation work and an electronic portfolio on the web. …read more