1. Enact a Peer’s Program
You will find the instructions developed by your peers in folder “week 11”. Select one program and enact it. Bring your visual response to class.
2. Pitch Your Archive
Prepare a concise deck with these slides that you can present in 3 minutes and upload it to google drive folder week 11:
- Your Name, Archive Title
I am archiving _______ because I want to _______ in order to ________
What do you collect? (pictures of …, pieces of …, scans of …) How do you collect? (every morning I take a picture of …, I use social media to …)
3 sample records (images, …) of your archive with captions
List 10 data items you could collect for each record ranging from basic (date, size, name) to creative/speculative (news headlines, poem, emotions)
1-2 projects that inspire you
Who will learn from your archive? What will they learn.
The most up-to-date prototype of your archive. How you will circulate your archive: what medium, early design application.
3. Optional Readings
Skim and decide if these chapters are helpful for your research/process:
- Sven Spieker, THE BIG ARCHIVE, Art from bureaucracy, Chapter 7: Archive, Database, Photography (google drive)
- Carolyn Steedman, DUST, The Archive and Cultural History, Chapter 4: The space of memory: in an archive. (google drive)