Week 3, Parameters

Class Notes

Parameters

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:

Materials

Schedule

Time Duration Purpose Format Name
Pre Engage - - 3Blue1Brown: How secure is 256 bit security?
3:50 30 m Review Critique Homework Review
4:20 5 m Engage Discussion Blue Square
4:25 20 m Study Lecture Parameters Introduction
4:45 10 m x x Break
4:55 20 m Study Lecture Interfaces Introduction
5:15 25 m Activate Activity Fictional Machines
5:40 10 m Study Lecture Study Examples
5:50 30 m Activate Coding In-class Challenges

Homework Review

Plan

What did you make this week?

groups, 5 minutes

In your assigned team, choose 1 or 2 sketches from the past week and use them to illustrate your answer to your team’s question.

class, 6x3 minutes

Share your chosen sketch, comment on it and summarize your discussion.

Groups

Group Question
1 Batool, Archit, Janice
When allowing chance to influence their artwork, does an artist give up authorship?
2 Felix, Alonso, Ivy
Choose two sketches that you believe demonstrate a biasing technique discussed last week. What kind of bias do you think was used in each?
3 Kevin, Akshansh, Josefina
Does computationally generated art have an inherent aesthetic?
4 Tinsley, Anna , Noah
Choose a work that combines procedural and non-procedural elements well. What works about this piece?
5 Brooke, Andrew, Kathrin
Choose a project that presents an interesting direction for further design inquiry. Suggest 5 possible avenues of development for this project.
6 Fei Bi, Ray, Jungu, Brad
The challenge is not a competition. But who won?

Special Assignment

Later in this class I will ask you to create special sketches using equipment available to you through The New School. If you haven’t used the following equipment before, you should sign up for orientations. Be ready to use the following equipment by the sixth week of classes.

  • Laser Cutters
  • 3D Printers
  • Large Format Printers/Plotters
  • CNC Mills (optional)