The Visual Archive

Critical Thinking and Making — Fall  2022

November 16, 2022
by Pascal

November 16

A New School-wide part-time faculty strike was declared on Nov 16th. We support our colleagues and will resume class as soon as the strike ends. I will continue to update this website weekly. As part of your presentation for November … Continue reading

November 10, 2022
by Pascal
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WEEK 12 | Archive⇄Pitch

Pitch Your Final ArchiveOn Nov 17, you will pitch your final archive (only requirement: 100 records with captions). Prepare a concise deck with these slides that you can present in 3 minutes and upload it to google drive folder week … Continue reading

November 3, 2022
by Pascal
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WEEK 10| Archive⇄Typology 3

On Nov 10, we will discuss your typologies. Prepare the following and bring your laptop to class: → 1 | Printed Archive Present your micro-archive. Requirements: Create an archive of at least 24 records (all with captions) printed on multiple pages/cards … Continue reading

October 28, 2022
by Pascal
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WEEK 9| Archive⇄Typology 2

On Nov 3, I will meet you for individual conversations on zoom to discuss the details of your typology. You will find a signup-sheet in our google drive week 9. Please prepare the following: → 1 | Introduction (less than 100 … Continue reading

October 20, 2022
by Pascal
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WEEK 8 | Archive ⇄ Typologies

On OCT 27th, we will meet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Oct 27, 12.45 in front of the MET Make sure to bring your student or resident card! We will visit the Bernd & Hilla Becher exhibition. This will … Continue reading

October 12, 2022
by Pascal
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WEEK 7 | Archive ⇄ Color

So far, we explored how the order of visual elements shapes a narrative, how simple compositions create meaningful communication, and how materiality can impact visual responses. This week, we will focus on color in the context of artistic & scientific … Continue reading

February 1, 2021
by Pascal
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Narrative (12 Images)

WEEK 2 | Archive ⇄
Narrative (12 Images)

“Seeing per se means thinking about the world and this actually takes place on different levels at the same time,” says Wolfgang Tillmans in an interview for Fondation Beyeler.      Reflecting on his artistic approach, Arthur Jafa has said that … Continue reading

August 28, 2019
by Pascal
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WEEK 1 | Archive ⇄ Research

This class explores the relationship between form and content: How is meaning constructed and communicated through visual language?     Through observing, collecting, analyzing, writing, and form making, students apply design processes involving visual research, concept generation, and craft skills.      Driven … Continue reading