nm420
ADVANCED INTERACTIVE ART (new media performance)
instructor: curt cloninger
email: curt at lab404 dot com
office: Zeis 214. Tuesday + Thursday 11:45-1:15, or by appointment.
location: university of north carolina asheville

class-specific | performance | interactivity | time | space | body | resources



intro
syllabus
rough project calendar
attendance and grading policies

assignments
time project
space project
body project

required text
Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present [Third Edition] (goldberg)

optional texts
New Media in Art (rush)
Digital Performance (dixon)



Beyond the Medium. Toward The Goals. Case Study: Vito Acconci (cloninger)
boys art [a sketch of chris burden] (shelley)
what is performance art? (abramovic)
the body as medium (abramovic)
introduction to documentation of selected works [00:20-04:55] (burden)
Algorithms are Thoughts, Chainsaws are Tools (ramsay/sorensen)



How To Make A Happening (kaprow)
instructions from "18 happenings in 6 parts" (kaprow)
In This Day... and 2 Pages, 122 Words on Music and Dance (cage)
Collateral Damage (fell)

audience participation
lists & continua [scroll down to "A Taxonomical Continuum of "Artist/Audience" Relationships"] (cloninger)
Madison Square Garden, 1979 (Pope John Paul II)

chance operations
Guitar Drag [ 1 * 2 * audio] (marclay)
BALTHAZAR (weber-krebs et al.)
Schematic as Score: Uses and Abuses of the (In)Deterministic Possibilities of Sound Technology (holzer)

modulated language
'Twixt The Cup And The Lip #3 [Letting the language speak itself?] (cloninger)

sensors
messa di voce (levin/lieberman/blonk/la barbara)
glorious visions (matreyek)
St. Frank and the Wolf | Breathing in B Flat (cloninger)
sonicity (stanza)

modular hardware
120 years of electronic music (crab)
5 Minute Romp thru the Image Processor (sandin)
I Dream of Wires interview (carter)

instructions
fluxus performance workbook (various artists)
show us your screens [live coding documentary] (mcCallum/smith)
time drills (spurse)

ritual
nitsch



Bergson's "Spirit": Henri Bergson's understanding of time, memory, matter, and the mind (cloninger)
Actual Entities and Eternal Objects [excerpt] (shaviro)
Funes, the Memorious (borges)

live/time-shifted
demo of tv cello (paik/moorman) [3:30-5:40]
Prune Flat (whitman)
Firefall (jesurun)

ritual
beuys' "actions"

memory
Snows (schneemann)

theater/opera/vaudeville
Jump Cut [Faust] (builder's association)
andy kaufman's family (kaufman)

idiosyncratic pop culture personal mythology
The Cremaster Cycle (barney)
K-Corea INC.K [section a] (trecartin)

endurance
Roger Ebert on Chris Burden's Doomed
pop mantra (cloninger)
one year performance video (mtaa)
some thoughts on endurance performance art (cloninger)

action painting/kinetic sculpture
Anthropometries of the Blue Period and Fire Paintings (klein)
Drawing Restraint (barney)
Homage to New York (tinguely)
william kentridge on his process
anything is possible (kentridge)



space as praxis (goldberg)

presence/telepresence
Double Entendre [cf: EAI description] (davis)
Double Blind [Love] (abrahams/cloninger)

"virtual" space
Second Front
Cold Bacon Groupdraw Super Public (cold bacon et al.)

studio performance
Flour Arrangements (nauman)
Walking in an Exaggerated Manner Around the Perimeter of a Square (nauman)
Quad I+II (beckett)
Theme Song (acconci)

haptic/affective space
100 untitled works in mill aluminum (judd)
Video Corridor (nauman)
Dream House (young/zazeela)
Performer/Audience/Mirror (graham)

public/private space
within and beyond the frame (buren)

materiality/immateriality/ethereality/dematerialization
Zone of Immaterial Pictorial Sensibility (klein)

original/copy
The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction (benjamin)



How Do You Make Yourself a Body without Organs? (Deleuze/Guattari)
Artaud drawings
francoise gamma animations
Facts and Fallacies of Cyberspatial Theatre (dixon)
The Age of Wire and String (marcus)

modified/modulated bodies
exoskeleton (stelarc)
Pryings (acconci w/ kathy dillon)

living sculpture
Pinch Neck (nauman)
Art Make-up (nauman)

modulated self-awareness
Performer/Audience/Mirror (graham)
Left Side Right Side (jonas)
Vertical Roll (jonas)

identity/gender
AAA AAA (ulay/abramovic)
performances [scroll down to "Successful-Surgery 1990"] (orlan)
pandrogyne (p-orridge)
Jacolby Satterwhite Dances with His Self (satterwhite)

human puppetry
faust [excerpt] (svankmajer)
hand thing (st. john)
a family finds entertainment (trecartin)

dance
duetavatargrange (sondheim)
slbarrier (sondheim)
laban notation



tutorials
cycling 74 tutorials online (click right menu at site, or click "help>tutorials" in max itself)
max/msp video tutorial series (koraca)
baz tutorials [+the missing #2 tutorial]
vizzie tutorials
various max tutorial videos
how to create a vizzie module

tools
max/msp/jitter
touchOSC (+ documentation)

simpleSynth

reacTIVision
OSCulator
soundflower
arduino
vdmx
ableton live
audacity