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confronting covid-19

New Media Art

Professor Irla

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You'll each be gaining two months of free access to Skillshare.com. Skillshare is powerful because, in an hour's time, you could begin to develop a totally new skill that you previously didn't have. So, let's say you want to learn how to edit a video. You could search for "video editing" and many different options will come up.

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Explore these different programs and approaches and pick and choose options depending on your overall project idea. I don't expect that you use everything, but I don't want you to just settle on Photoshop or InDesign, for example. If you liked creating AR projects, pursue that more with this project! Think about how the conceptual direction can be enhanced by the media you choose to create your work with.www.skillshare.com: you will each have two months of free access to Skillshare, which will enable you to watch high-quality tutorials made by contemporary artists and designers.www.processing.org: input data to create both animated and still images.www.blender.org: 3D animation and image renderingwww.sketchup.com: Sketchup Free is a 3D modeling software great for illustrating architectural spaces.Unity: in addition to AR development, you can create 2D or 3D games in Unity.scratch.mit.edu: This free platform allows users to create stories, games, and animation using simple, visual coding.Apps for makers: Stop Motion, Cinemagraph Pro, Puppet Master, iMovie, ProCreate, Adobe apps: Spark Post, PS Express, Photoshop Mix, Adobe DrawAdobe Creative Suite (you'll each have free access for two months): Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere, After EffectsData visualization inspiration and resources:https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1lzjgj1JK3C12XqDB-58XN7Zh4upU-KCwbZftWDyc1bk/editResources (Responses)Form Responses 1 Timestamp,Name of resource,Creator,Type,Website,Why is this awesome and useful? 3/1/2019 8:59:17,Altair Tutorial by Jake VanderPlas...Google Docs

Every Tuesday by 11:59 PM, you have a "Report from home" due. This should be a selfie with a written description or a video uploaded to the designated Discussion Forum on Blackboard. Further instructions are listed in each Discussion Forum entry description. You also must account for your weekly goals and outcomes that are designated in your project proposal.Project proposal due by 11:59 PM on March 31. This will be turned in to the designated Discussion Forum on Blackboard and is worth 100 points.Critique week: April 14–April 21.Evidence of individual progress is due to the shared Powerpoint file linked on Blackboard by 11:59 PM on April 14. Comments for each classmates' progress are due by 11:59 PM on April 21 in the designated Discussion Forum on Blackboard.Final project due by 11:59 PM on Thursday, May 7.Your final project should be submitted to the designated Assignment section on Blackboard.

You'll be evaluated in several ways throughout the remainder of the semester:Weekly "reports from home" where you account for your project's progress (20 points each)Your project proposal (100 points). I'll use the Project Rubric for grading.Critique week participation and contributions (100 points)Final project (400 points). I'll use the Project Rubric for grading.

1) Marketing the severity of COVID-19 to younger generations2) Social distancing including closures of public spaces. How do we maintain social interactivity?3) Reports from home: updating others and promoting sheltering-in-place4) Personal protective equipment: access, shortages, public vs. private use and solutions5) Media coverage6) Embracing isolation7) Sensing illness: when to seek help for yourself or others8) Treating and preventing COVID-199) Recovery from COVID-19: de-stigmatizing the illness and re-entering society10) Child and elder care solutions for the working adult

Read this newsletter from kottke.org:👀 Noticing: On the Surprising Power of the Individual in an Exponential Crisis. 3/17/2020Hello. Welcome to Noticing, the newsletter for kottke.org. I'm your host, Jason Kottke. The newsletter has been on hiatus for the last few months and...MailchiReliable news sources:The New York TimesAssociated PressNPRThe Washington PostArtists:Josh Haycraft aka BHBITB: https://bhbitb.com/projects/Infographic inspiration from Lindsay Godin. She used Adobe Muse to create this infographic that is specifically marketed towards college students. She shot and edited all of the photos herself, and used the Adobe Capture app to turn her handwriting and doodles into vectors.Visit studentwellness.iowa.edu/bingeThe Yes Men:

Contactcirla@mcdaniel.eduInstagram: @digital_mcdanielSchedule a meeting here:Office Hours - Chloe Irla