Introduction to Media Arts and Technology

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course outline
additional resources
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more coming ...


sound track pro quick ref
Ardour (open source digital audio workstation; I bit involved to set up, but seems promising)
Audacity (free sound editing / mixing environment)
Soundhack (free sound processing program)
ixi software (free sound processing software modules)
Freesound project (collaborative database of free / sharable sounds)
ImX (real-time video software for os X <free>)
ETS tech workshops

additional web design resources



Selected Texts

Chun, W. H. K. and T. Keenan (2006). New media, old media : a history and theory reader. New York, Routledge.

Druckrey, T. (1999). Ars Electronica : facing the future : a survey of two decades. Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press.

Greene, R. (2004). Internet art. London ; New York, Thames & Hudson.

Harrigan, P. and N. Wardrip-Fruin (2004). First person : new media as story, performance, and game. Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press.

Kahn, D. (1999). Noise, water, meat: a history of sound in the arts. Cambridge, MIT Press.

Lunenfeld, P. (2000). Snap to grid : a user's guide to digital arts, media, and cultures. Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press.

Lunenfeld, P. (2000). The Digital dialectic : new essays on new media. Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press.

Manovich, L. (2002). The language of new media. Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press.

O'Sullivan, D. and T. Igoe (2004). Physical computing : sensing and controlling the physical world with computers. Boston, Thomson.

Paul, C. (2003). Digital art. London, Thames & Hudson.

Rush, M. (2005). New media in art. London, Thames & Hudson.

Sterne, J. (2003). The audible past: cultural origins of sound reproduction. Durham, Duke University Press.

Tribe, M. and R. Jana (2006). New media art. Köln ; London, Taschen.

Wardrip-Fruin, N. and N. Montfort (2003). The new media reader. Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press.

Wilson, S. (2002). Information arts : intersections of art, science, and technology. Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press.