The Visual Archive

Critical Thinking and Making — Spring  2022

May 3, 2022
by Pascal
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WEEK 15 | Final Presentation

→ Final DeliverableYour final archive must include: Please upload your introduction to our shared google drive “week 14 — Introduction” as a google doc so I can add comments. 1 — At least 100 records (images, visuals); 2 — Each record … Continue reading

April 14, 2022
by Pascal
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WEEK 12 | Archive⇄Pitch

I will meet you individually (zoom) on April 21. Upload a documentation of your Form/ Paper/ Archive project to the folder “week 11” and use the sheet to sign up for a slot. Prepare this: Pitch Your Final ArchivePrepare a … Continue reading

April 1, 2022
by Pascal
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WEEK 9/10/11 | Archive⇄Form 2

Prototyping your Paper/Form Archive: Until Wednesday, April 6, 6pm:Create one PDF to introduce your idea for the Archive⇄Form assignment with the following pages:       (p1) Introduction: what is this archive about? What is your methodology to create the … Continue reading

March 24, 2022
by Pascal
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WEEK 8 | Archive⇄Form

For our next experiment, we will explore the relationship of archives, form, and paper: “Printing has always been political. The act of transferring material to paper carries with it a charge, a potential transfer of state—from private to public, from … Continue reading

March 8, 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 24, 2022
by Pascal
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Experiment 3: One Hour—One Page

WEEK 5/6 | Archive ⇄ Time
Experiment 3: One Hour—One Page

From space to time: how can an archive capture a moment? → AsynchronousRead, Watch, Write → Sven Spieker: The Big Archive. Introduction pages 1-5 (continue if you are interested!)→ Interview with Penelope Umbrico → PrepareExperiment 3 — One HourDocument one hour in a … 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