The Visual Archive

Critical Thinking and Making

December 2, 2019
by Pascal
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WEEK 15 | Almost Final

This is the last time you will receive feedback in class before the finals. Develop Project A and Project B as far as possible and think about which feedback you need to finalize them. This will be helpful for all … Continue reading

November 7, 2019
by Pascal
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WEEK 12 | Visual Essay

1 → Manifesto/Visual Essay (Project B)Prepare the following steps for your visual essay: → Proposal: One paragraph about content and media channel: a book, a series of posters, an artist publication, (…) → Moodboard: Collect things that have the look … Continue reading

October 23, 2019
by Pascal
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WEEK 9 | Designing Programs

1 → Expanding the ArchiveDevelop a program (set of instructions) that can guide somebody else to develop new entries to the visual archive. It can be inspired by the methodology of an artist/designer, by a book you read or anything … Continue reading

October 15, 2019
by Pascal
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WEEK 8 | Field School

We will meet at 12.30 in front of David Zwirner Gallery, 533 W 19th. Read the instructions in the right column before we meet. Below is the itinerary and your assignment: YiquianIntroduction to the work of Roy DeCarava (2 min) … Continue reading

October 10, 2019
by Pascal
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WEEK 7 | Inventory & Manifesto

→ Chelsea Gallery VisitUntil Friday, Oct 11, 5pm:For our visit to Chelsea on October 17, select two exhibitions that relate to your research interest and post a link to the gallery into this document. Add one sentence how this is … Continue reading

September 26, 2019
by Pascal
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WEEK 5/6 | Material Culture

→ Because of the Festival Of The New we will not be meeting on Oct 3. I will check in individually with you via email. Make sure you submit your Research Sheet on or before Wed, Oct 2 (see below). For … Continue reading

September 18, 2019
by Pascal
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WEEK 4 | Urban Street Collages

Urban Lab Project 1: Type Street Collages → Step 1—Prepare  Based on your research inquiry, decide for a location in one of the 5 boroughs that you would like to visit. Select 7 feelings that are related to your research … Continue reading

August 28, 2019
by Pascal


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 by … Continue reading