Week 7 (Mar. 3)

VIRALITY – HOW THINGS SPREAD AND THEIR EFFECT

SOUND/IMAGE RECOMBINATION EXERCISE

DISCUSSION

General Idea – Imagevirus

VIRAL – NETWORKED PRACTICES

Kierkegaard’s concept of DREAD and the invention of the TELEGRAPH (1844)

The content of rumor is less important than how it circulates (Obama Muslim story)

Howard Dean SCREAM (2004) (pre YouTube)

Recording as a means of SOCIAL CONTROL

Power belongs to s/he who can REPRODUCE

EARWORM propagation (hearing always ON 24/7 – prone to infection (the internet as acoustic space)

WORKSHOP TIME

Premiere – Project 2

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