Notes

WEEK 1

  • Course overview / What is remix?
  • The origins of remix // read-only and read-write culture
  • WEEK 2

  • Music: Origins of sampling & producer as artist
  • Music: The Amen break, more sampling, & the mash-up
  • WEEK 3

  • Music presentations & revised presentation dates
  • Mini-project presentations
  • WEEK 4

  • Video pre-YouTube, supercuts, & re-cuts
  • YouTube Rabbit Hole Day
  • WEEK 5

  • More political remix // Internet memes
  • WEEK 6

  • Presentations & Datamosh / Avidemux demo
  • YouTube API Demo
  • WEEK 7

  • Text-based remix overview: Cut-ups, generative text, fan fiction & the reclamation of language
  • Text in JavaScript: Find/Replace & Markov Chains
  • WEEK 8

  • Presentations & Twitter API Setup Demo
  • Twitter API & Node.js Demo
  • WEEK 9

  • Duchamp, Contemporary Art & Street Art
  • Culture Jamming & Parody
  • WEEK 10

  • Anthony Warnick lecture, class scheduling
  • Slides from Anthony Warnick lecture
  • WEEK 11

  • Presentations, Project Updates & Upcycling
  • Notes from Christian Grewell’s lecture on Shanzhai
  • WEEK 12

  • Shanzhai Presentations, Exercise & Design
  • Copyright and fair use
  • WEEK 13

  • Public domain & Creative Commons