4.330 Introduction to Networked Cultures and Participatory Media


Class Info

Provides an overview of participatory art practices, early net art, net activism, and current online practices in art and culture. Explores the cultural, social, and political impacts of mediated communication and examines how online communications have altered the way in which collaboration occurs, changes notions of authorship, and gives rise to collectives. Incorporates implementation, critique, and discussion design exercises and experiments developing skills in media literacy and communication. Lectures, screenings, readings, and discussions with guests and faculty lead to the development of group and individual projects. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. Enrollment limited to 20.

This class has no prerequisites.

4.330 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by Art.

Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in E15-001.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.

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