Digital Ecology

Wintersession
3 credits

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of digital imaging/video, creative coding, and theory using ecology as a theme. We will explore links between digital technologies, the geophysical environment, and natural history through readings, class discussions, workshops, and presentations. Students will learn to collect, create, and alter digital media using Photoshop, Premiere, Max/MSP/Jitter, and experimental processes. Projects will emphasize reusing, repurposing, and recycling, and ask students to examine the environmental origins and impacts of digital media technologies.