Through this course, students will study and construct spatial environments that exist in the real, imaginary, and virtual dimensions of sound and radio.
This iteration of the Space Studio will focus on developing sonic and telephonic sculptures. We will review contemporary and historical works of sound and radio art (e.g. early Futurists, sound and installation artists, free-form radio makers, streaming media and net artist) in order to develop a better understanding of how the use of sound and broadcasting shape social, political, and formal borders. A focus of the class will be on how to make the supposed silence of outer space audible (and visible) with satellite data and radio astronomy.
Students who successfully complete this course will: