NM 231 - UNC Asheville
Introductory Interactive Media
Dr. Victoria Bradbury
Classroom: Zeis 201 (S01) / Zeis 203 (S02)
Projects

Course Info Docs

Syllabus

Link to the course syllabus to view the class description, objectives and policies related to grading, student support and class conduct.

Schedule

View the course schedule to see due dates and expectations for what we will be doing in class and what you should be working outside of class.

Links & Resources

This is a Google Doc that provides additional links and resources that add to the content for this class. Things like CSS color pickers, artists' and designers' websites, etc..

Exercises

Freecodecamp:

Basic HTML & HTML 5

Freecodecamp:

Basic CSS

Freecodecamp:

CSS Flexbox

Projects

Physical Computing:

In-class Hack

Introduce Yourself

Site Samples

Choose Your Own:

html + Typography

Net.art

Group Website + Presentation

Javascript:

Sound + Space Experiment

Graphic Novel:

Story + Img + Box Model

Lectures

  • This lecture introduces you to the course theme and content by showing examples of what interactive media can be.

  • This lecture introduces you to the concept of The Internet as a physical infrastructure and how some new media artists have explored this topic.

  • Choose Your Own

    Twines and Web-based Narratives

    See examples of web-based interactive narratives.

  • This lecture introduces you to the Net.art movement and art historical concepts that led to artists creating works for a networked platform.

  • CSS:

    Floats & Positioning

    This lecture introduces you to key concepts that you need in order to structure divs in HTML & CSS. These concepts are fundamental to creating all projects from the Albers project and later.

  • This lecture presents artists working with the web as a platform, or as a concept, in the last 10 years.

  • Follow
    Along
    In Class!

Demos

See Google Drive share folder for Demos after they are given in class.

Readings

Follow along with the course schedule for the reading dates, or read ahead.
Note: Some of the readings below are supplemental (not required) and there may be additional readings found on the Course Schedule.

Contact Dr. Bradbury

vbradbur@unca.edu

Office Hours:

Mon: 11:00am - 12:30pm
Thurs: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
...or by appointment | Zeis 207