This workshop is intended for artists interested in working with videos and projections for art installations of any size.
We will go over the fundamentals of projection mapping like projector types, lumens and perspective, as well as introducing the group to Isadora, great for composing multiple videos and mapping them to 2D and 3D surfaces. We will also discuss conceptual development, best practices, live-event optimization, and free online resources for footage.
At the end of the workshop, participants will have a beginners understanding of projection mapping with Isadora and Resolume Arena 4 and demonstrate that by projection onto a 2D and 3D surfaces.
Dates: Saturday January 14, 2016
$100 With Annual Studio/Workshop Pass (see below);
$120 Regular Price
Material Fee: None.
What, if any, prerequisite knowledge should students have? None
What to Bring: Laptop. Mac OSX
What to Install in Advance:
Video assets downloaded (will be provided via. Dropbox)
About the Instructor: Maziar Ghaderi is a Toronto-based multimedia designer, educator and director that works with visual media and interactive technology. With a background in multimedia production, his work is situated at the intersection of technology, the experiential and creative direction.
Maziar's work has been curated in Toronto, Vancouver, Kitchener, Halifax, Los Angeles, Boston, Istanbul, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and the merit of his artistic practise and design research has been recognized by the MIT Media Lab (2016), International Symposium on Electronic Art (2014), The Creator's Project (2014 & 2015), Textbook, Crew Magazine, The Globe & Mail (2x, 2015), CBC Radio (2016), IxDA (2013) Toronto Life, The Georgia Straight (2011) and SIGGRAPH (2013). He has also presented at eLeo, Augmented Cinema Film Festival, Toronto Wearables Meetup, Changemakers, Subtle Technologies, Gladstone Hotel, Mesh, Intersections14, Shopify, SummerWorks Festival, Luminato Festival, HarbourFront Centre's HATCH festival, Sumahan Art Centre, The Fridge Dubai, Nuit Blanche (2015, 2016), Ontario Centre of Excellence and has co-authored several academic articles for design conferences.
With the direction of Marina Abramovic, Maziar was the media producer and on-site technical assistant for the 2013 Luminato Festival's MAI Prototype, and has directed and produced his original work, Dissolving Self for the International Symposium on Electronic Art 2014 (ISEA) held in Dubai.
In past lives, Maziar has filmed obscure shorts in Vancouver, cut limes in Montreal, sold phrasal verbs in Brazil and worn cotton diapers in Tehran.
More here: maziart.ca.
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