Week 4: January 29
generative games: collaborative creativity / speculative making
|prepare||Motte, Warren. “Constraint on the Move.” Poetics Today. 30.4 (2009): 719–735.
Zweig, Janet. “Ars Combinatoria: Mystical Systems, Procedural Art, and the Computer.” Art Journal. 56.3 (Fall 1997): 20–29.
|activity / guest speaker||The Film From the Future (Situation Lab)
Jeff Watson is an award-winning artist, designer, and Assistant Professor of Interactive Media and Games at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. His work investigates how game design, pervasive computing, and social media can enable new forms of storytelling, civic engagement, and learning. He is a Director at the Situation Lab, a design research laboratory cross-sited at USC and Carnegie Mellon University, and an associate faculty member at the USC Game Innovation Lab.