Observational Practices Lab

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Stress-testing Observation Scores
week 5

We will meet individually next week. Bring your Observation Score and think through and answer the following: Workshop mechanics: Title…

Instructions as an Apparatus for Seeing
week 4

“The first examples of what were to become Fluxus event scores date back to John Cage’s famous class at The…

Observation Grid

week 3

Documentation of this week’s workshop: Prepare For Next Week: We will use the documentation of all your previous observations (and…

The Thingly World

week 2

Prepare For Next Week: Use the map of objects you generated in class–think about the research you want to pursue…

Week 1
Practices of Observation
UTNS 5140 — Spring 2022

UTNS 5140 A Transdisciplinary Graduate Class Wednesday 12:10-2:50pm 66 West 12th, Room 517 The New School University Spring 2022

Making observations during times of isolation
week 10

First of all, we hope everyone is in good health and good spirits, despite these unprecedented conditions. We understand the…

Stress-testing Observation Scores
week 6

Week 6: 2/28 Stress-testing Observation Scores (Instructions) “The first examples of what were to become Fluxus event scores date back…

Translating Observations

week 5

Week 5: 2/21 Translating Observations In order to instigate a conversation about the different ways we are looking at the…

Scientific Atlas
— Visual Archive
week 4

Week 4: 2/14 “Atlases are systematic compilations of working objects. They are the dictionaries of the science of the eye”…

One object.
Three observations.
week 3

Week 3: 2/7 This class explores questions of how observational practices work, what different disciplines might learn from another’s approaches…

The Thingly World

week 2

Week 2: 1/31 To better understand the very nature of observation each participant will focus on a single object to…

Intro Case Study:
Observing Ice
week 1

Week 1: 1/24 Introduction This course aims to provoke dialogue about practices of observation, and invent new ways of looking….

Practices of Observation
UTNS 5140 — Spring 2020
Syllabus

UTNS 5140 A Transdisciplinary Graduate Class Friday 12:10pm – 2:50pm University Center, Room 601 The New School University Spring 2020

Field School Berlin

Dec 16-22 2019

A site-based approach to interdisciplinary research, we will engage Berlin as a living laboratory and the subject of critical and…

Practices of Observation

Publication

The class “Practices of Observation” is part of the University Lecture Program that instigates a transdisciplinary exchange across graduate

Observation Workshops

week 7-14

Week 7-14: 3/7-5/2 Student-led Workshops to field test experimental observational methods As a workshop-facilitator, you will share a set of…

Stress-testing Observation Scores
week 6

Week 6: 2/28 Stress-testing Observation Scores (Instructions) “The first examples of what were to become Fluxus event scores date back…

Translating Observations

week 5

Week 5: 2/21 Translating Observations In order to instigate a conversation about the different ways we are looking at the…

Forensic Boards

week 4

Week 4: 2/14 Configuring Observations (connections, contradictions, rhymes) In-class workshop You have made six observations of the same object: three…

Test Drive

week 3

Week 3: 2/7 This class explores questions of how observational practices work, what different disciplines might learn from another’s approaches…

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