It’s been so long! We’re going to take just a few minutes to go around the room and say hi.
Remind us all of your name, tell us how your break was, and maybe what you are looking forward to learning/getting into this semester—your hopes, dreams, fears.
A guest lecture
We’ll be joined today by The Aliens—the design practice of Laura Tolomelli, Luiza Dale, and Tuan Quoc Pham.
Laura, Luiza, and Tuan also have all taught/teach here in the MPS program. They are going to take us through their process and some us some of their work, and then we’ll open it up for your questions.
We’ll take a short break here, after hearing from The Aliens.
The second half
Let’s go through our syllabus for this semester:
Our fourth project
We’re going to start right off with your next project:
Project 4: Links
For next week
Sign up for Are.na and complete the first phase of your Links project, Assemble a collection. Gather items around your theme, explain it in the description, and submit a link to the channel:
Read both our fourth unit selections:
I am a handle
Rob Giampietro, 2012
Sometimes it Looks like a Duck, Sometimes it Looks like a Rabbit
Jack Balkin, Dan Michaelson (facilitated by Rob Mathews), 2012
And add your reading synthesis, which we will discuss next week: