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Come In, Make Art

This past Friday I had a chance to spend some time with artists Ryan Seslow and Jeffrey Allen Price at their show, Energetic Fusion in the York College Art Gallery. The two have collaborated to create not just a show but an event, which involved them creating new work throughout its run as well as […]

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Guest Lecturing Documentary as DS106

cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo shared by SimonQ錫濛譙 Tonight I guest lectured Daniel Phelp’s Documentary Production class at York College. The students came to class with story ideas for their final projects which were to include a link to an article online. My job was to help the students discover which […]

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CUNY Weeks 9-10: Video Assignments, They’re Here…

Last week we got off to a good start with an in class video assignment to create a five second video of one archetype from five different films. I went on to turn this into an assignment for ds106 and it’s been cool to see it completed by a number of students outside of CUNY. […]

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CUNY Week 8 – So You Want to Make a Movie…

cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo shared by Michael Branson Smith With the rest of ds106 we are going to be jumping into making videos for the next few weeks and we had a fun start with the #ds106xtranormal blitz in class. I think that there was some really interesting re-envisioning of […]

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CUNY Weeks 6-7 – Time to Make Some Hideous Sounds

A remix of cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by WordRidden & cc licensed ( BY SD ) flickr photo shared by Martin Lopatka. For the next two weeks our class will be exploring the use of audio to create projects and tell stories.  In class yesterday we got off to a good […]

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CUNY Week 5 – RRRRRRRRR Design

cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo shared by Nick Sherman This week is probably my favorite week of DS106 as we get to spend time making art while thinking about images, type, and layout. We had a great start yesterday in our face-to-face class yesterday despite the ds106 site being down for […]

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CUNY – York College DS106 Sites

cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by Keith Bloomfield With the ds106.us site under maintenance this morning, please use this post as reference list of all York College Spring 2012 student sites. Please take time and comment on your fellow students’ work! http://geofinesse.com/ http://www.cashedapeters.com/ andrewjohnsonct101.net natashahope.net http://Kathyzonex3.net/blog www.tantani.me naptownsyungwun.com www.generousworld.net kiara-lashawn.me […]

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CUNY Week 4 – Visual Assignments Charge!!!!

cc licensed ( BY NC ) flickr photo shared by Tom Olliver This week begins the our first trip to the ds106 assignment bin, which is filled with dozens of digital media project assignments contributed by people in the ds106 community. For this week we will be working on visual assignments, and you will need […]

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I’m Still Chewing on that Over-Branding of DS106 Comment

I’ve been thinking a lot about the over-branding conversation that Stephen Downes started on Alan Levine’s blog post I Want You to Make Art (Dammit). Downes did not like the use of ‘DS106’ in propaganda, and called it “over-branded.” After Alan tried to defend the work as students celebrating the class, Downes continued that it […]

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A purely unapologetic piece of DS106 branding

Cogdog’s DS106 propaganda post was taken to task by Stephen Downes for “over-branding” ds106. Is the DS106 to much hype? Not real enough? Adrift in a cult of personality? F****THAT #4LIFE. As Martha mentioned in her comment on Cogdog’s post, there’s nothing but love out there in ds106. No hating on someone for not being […]