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work collaboratively to develop performative instruments that sense, compute and respond to emergent atmospheric inputs.
design swarm logic programs using a massive network of intelligent agents.
rethink approaches to composition in terms of bottom-up organization: simplicity/complexity dialectics, data quantity, randomness and adaptation, material/form interaction.
week 1: discussion on music compositions: Da Capo pieces, musical structure, etc.
2: presentatations with Robotic Ecologies Lab in the Architecture
3-4, project 1: technoscrap
week 5: composition as slime mold (discussion of Johnson book)
project 2: MICE: create an experiment using data from 100+ networked computers and processing it.
project 3: Interactive emergent systems responding to ecological input. collaboration with architecture students.
discussion: emergent composition analysis and discussion
final: review showings