Notes

WEEK 1

  • Course overview / What is remix?
  • Precursors to remix / Read-only and read-write culture
  • WEEK 2

  • Audio, Part 1: The origins of sampling & the producer as artist
  • Audio, Part 2: Mechanics of sampling & the mash-up
  • WEEK 3

  • Paper Guidelines & Library Workshop
  • Video pre-YouTube, supercuts, & re-cuts
  • WEEK 4

  • Video & YouTube
  • The Internet meme / Greenscreen workshop
  • WEEK 5

  • Paper Workshopping & Midterm Project Assignment
  • Glitch & Datamoshing
  • WEEK 6

  • Videogrep & YouTube Data API
  • Reading Discussion & Midterm Progress
  • WEEK 7

  • Midterm Presentation & Documentation Guidelines
  • WEEK 8

  • Text: Cut-ups, fan fiction & the reclamation of language
  • Text in JavaScript: Find/Replace & Markov Chains
  • WEEK 9

  • Twitter API & Node.js Demo
  • WEEK 10

  • Remix in Visual Art / Intro to Culture Jamming
  • WEEK 11

  • Remix & Parody
  • WEEK 12

  • Upcycling & Re-Use; Tech & Remix
  • WEEK 13

  • Shanzhai
  • Public Domain & Fair Use
  • WEEK 14

  • Negativland, Copyleft & Creative Commons / Final Documentation Guidelines