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Weekly Schedule – Fall Semester 2019

General course structure/schedule of meetings/list of discussion topics

Week Theme Homework due to the day
Felix will adjust timing for homework (due to…) depending on how fast/slow we progress during the semester. Please be aware that timings might change.
Week 1 TUE, Aug-27-19 Intro to the course Get the course books from NYUAD bookstore.
THU, Aug-29-19 Lecture on Project/Time Management Find articles featuring novel technology, tech art, innovative tools, etc. (Those will be used in your Essay.)
Week 2 SUN, Sep-01-19 Students' presentation of Gantt Chart, Drawing Session (scribble techniques, perspectives) Gantt Chart
TUE, Sep-03-19 Case-study presentations, class discussion
THU, Sep-05-19 Presentation of 3 ideas 1.Homework: Essay, 2.Have created poster with 3 "handtool ideas"
Week 3 SUN, Sep-08-19 Project Colloquium Create a mood board, and an improved conceptual drawing of your chosen handtool
TUE, Sep-10-19 Case-study presentations, class discussion
THU, Sep-12-19 Project Colloquium, Lecture: 20 Tips for Giving a Presentation
Week 4 SUN, Sep-15-19 Lab Workshop: Introduction using a laser cutter
TUE, Sep-17-19 Case-study presentations, class discussion
THU, Sep-19-19 Students' presentation of 'Reuleaux Prototypes' Essay (rewrite), 'Reuleaux Prototype'
Week 5 SUN, Sep-22-19 Project Colloquium
TUE, Sep-24-19 Case-study presentations, class discussion
THU, Sep-26-19 Essay presentation, class discussion
SAT, Sep-28-19 Workshop: Generative Design (with Michael Schmitz) Reading: Universal Principles of Design (have read full book!)
Week 6 SUN, Sep-29-19 Project Colloquium, Artist Talk: Michael Schnmitz Build a cardboard prototype of your handtool
TUE, Oct-01-19 Case-study presentations, class discussion Have watched Metropolis
THU, Oct-03-19 Essay presentation, class discussion
Week 7 SUN, Oct-06-19 Project Colloquium, (and watching Metalhead, Black Mirror, 2018) Second iteration of cardboard prototype: create a new and better version implementing the group's feedback.
TUE, Oct-08-19 Case-study presentations, class discussion Have watched Ex Machina and Blade Runner
THU, Oct-10-19 Essay presentation, class discussion
Week 8 SUN, Oct-13-19 Reading Day

Fall Break: Oct 18–21

TUE, Oct-22-19 Project Colloquium Build a semi-functional prototype of your handtool
THU, Oct-24-19 Artist Talk: Dov Ganchrow
SAT, Oct-26-19 M&M Fieldtrip I.
Week 9 SUN, Oct-27-19 Workshop with Dov Ganchrow Project Report 1
TUE, Oct-29-19 Case-study presentations, class discussion
THU, Oct-31-19 Reading Day
Week 10 SUN, Nov-03-19 Project Colloquium, Guest talk Michael Rice (AUD) Project Report 2
TUE, Nov-05-19 Case-study presentations, class discussion
THU, Nov-07-19 Essay presentation, class discussion
Week 11 SUN, Nov-10-19 Project Colloquium Project Report 3, Reading: What Technology Wants (ch. 2,3,5), Collect 3 wooden sticks, Collect 11 stones
TUE, Nov-12-19 Case-study presentations, class discussion
THU, Nov-14-19 Essay presentation, class discussion
FRI, Nov-15-19 M&M Fieldtrip II.
SAT, Nov-16-19 M&M Fieldtrip II.
Week 12 SUN, Nov-17-19 Project Colloquium Project Report 4, Reading: What Technology Wants (ch. 8)
TUE, Nov-19-19 Case-study presentations, class discussion
THU, Nov-21-19 Essay presentation, class discussion
Week 13 SUN, Nov-24-19 Project Colloquium Project Report 5
TUE, Nov-26-19 Case-study presentations, class discussion
THU, Nov-28-19 Essay presentation, class discussion Artistic Statement, Reading: What Technology Wants (ch. 11)
Week 14 THU, Dec-05-19 Essay presentation, class discussion
SUN, Dec-08-19 Project Colloquium ⇒ Finalising Prototype in EDS/Advanced Manufacturing Workshop/Plastic Lab
TUE, Dec-10-19 Project Colloquium ⇒ Finalising Prototype in EDS/Advanced Manufacturing Workshop/Plastic Lab
THU, Dec-12-19 Setup of exhibition
Exhibition Opening Exhibition Opening at 7pm !


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