AFVS 161 - Algorithmic Performance

Description
How do we think, feel, and work in the age of performative algorithms? This course explores performative practices using algorithms as an investigative method. Programming figures in both immediate and remote environment, students will develop experimental practices based on various forms of algorithmic constructions. Contemporary examples will be introduced, with a focus on the use of lists, instructions, and diagrams. Screenings, workshops, guest presentations, and readings will supplement the development of the projects. Notes: Prerequisite: Previous studio or programming experience helpful but not required. Interested students must attend first meeting of class during shopping week to speak with teaching staff about course enrollment procedure. Course site: https://locator.tlt.harvard.edu/course/colgsas-208333/2019/fall/21841
Credits
4
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019
Offered
Th
Avg. Class Size
10
Avg. Sections
1