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2 December 2019


September 17
Lecture — “The Information”
Guest artist — Ryan Gander
Exercise — Telephone games

September 21
New York Art Book Fair, MoMA PS1

September 24
Assignment 1
Project introduction and review of class tools
Exercise — Circular reading
Reading — The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood

October 1
Assignment 1 continues
Lecture — “Elliptical Thinking”
Reading — “Elliptical Thinking,” from The Serving Library

October 8
Assignment 1 ends
Project review, in-class critique
Assignment 2
Project introduction
Field trip, Princeton University campus

October 15
Assignment 2 continues
Project review, in-class critique

Lecture — “A Happy Octopus”
Video — “Sister Corita Kent, We have no art, we do everything as well as we can.”
Reading — “A Happy Octopus,” Phylis and Philip Morrison

October 22
Assignment 2 ends
Project review, in-class critique
Visiting designer — Prem Krishnamurthy, 7pm
http://p-exclamation.com, https://k-komma.de

October 29
Fall break, no class

November 5
Assignment 3
Project introduction
Lecture — “Escape Velocity”
Reading — “A Design Miscellany,” Paul Rand, “The Pioneer Plaque,” Linda Salzman Sagan

November 12
Assignment 3 continues
Student presentations
StudioLab training, lasercutting (7:30–9:20 pm)

November 18
A *New* Program for Graphic Design book launch
Lewis Arts Complex

November 19
Assignment 3 continues
Visiting Designer — Alicia Cheng

Lecture — “A Live Archive”
StudioLab training, lasercutting (3–4:20 pm)
Reading — “A World in Three Aisles,” Gideon Lewis-Kraus, “The Cobweb,” Jill Lepore

November 26
Assignment 3 continues
Project review, in-class critique
Demonstration — The Medium is the Massage
Reading — “Massaging the Message,” Ellen Lupton, Abbott Miller

December 3
Assignment 3 continues
Individual meetings and class discussion
Lecture — “An * with a Scottish Accent”
Reading — “The Life and Death of Media,” Bruce Sterling

December 10
Assignment 3 ends
Guest artist — Ryan Gander (returns)
Final review

January 6
Final portfolio due at 1:30 pm


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