70.345 Sonic Arts

Sonic Arts

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 30840
Status Active

Sonic Arts is an introductory course to hardware hacking for sculptural installation, audio composition and instrument invention. Assignments will include building piezo microphones, home-made speakers, exploring pickups used in performance and amplification of sculptural objects, manipulating tape head readers and building simple oscillation circuits for noise. Students will learn about electronics and soldering, including how to hack devices for audio and sculptural experiences and experiment with sound as an inspiration for sculpture and performance art.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req: 70.101, 70.102, 70.113, 70.201, 70.155, and 70.156, or Instructor permission.