This course introduces students to the possibilities of mining social networking systems, collective storytelling, and archives for making projects. Students will explore how we translate our interests in community and the social imagination into generative projects and working methods. Emphasis is on the use of blogs, websites, performances, and public interventions to explore daily life and the social world. Skills include plans and mapping, interviewing, site research, documentation, and web site production. Software may include Adobe Dreamweaver,
Adobe Photoshop and Final Cut Pro.