Workshops

May 30 2017 to Jun 6 2017

Intro to Processing for Artists (Series)

Learn the basics of Processing, an indispensable programming tool for artists. Join Tess Sutherland as she teaches the ABC’s of algorithmic drawing and interactive animations. Session 1 will teach the basics of drawing with code. Session 2 will show how to animate code through parameterization, and how to interface the mouse and keyboard with your creations. In both sessions, Tess will show examples of a wide range of artworks made with Processing and identify further resources for students.

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Jun 10 2017

Sonic Geography

Join sound artist and sonic adventurer Dan Tapper for an exploration into sound and place. The workshop will focus on delving into the often-overlooked sounds of the world around us through sound walking and field recording exercises.  These exercises and recordings will inform the development of unique and bespoke digital systems and performance instruments allowing participants to perform and manipulate real world sounds through psycho geography, maps and interactive interfaces.

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Jun 17 2017

Sensing Installations: Interfacing Processing with Arduino

Learn how to create coded animations and video effects that respond to their environments using two ubiquitous and open source coding tools: Processing and Arduino. Tess Sutherland will demonstrate the powerful capabilities of interfacing Arduino and Processing in a variety of examples of interactive art. By the end of the session students will use inputs and outputs to create tangible interactivity in their projects, and leave this workshop with the ability to create a tangible output from their code as well as use real-world inputs to drive their work.

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Jun 20 2017

Intro to 3D Printing for Artists

Learn how to use 3D printers safely and creatively in this introductory workshop. Amir Far will introduce some of the powerful capabilities of 3D printing for art making contexts, and give guidance on proper usage and maintenance of 3D printers. Students will learn prepare 3D models to be printed using Cura, and then learn how to set up, use, and clean the 3D printer.

Date:  Tuesday June 20

Time: 7-10pm

Registration Fee: 

Annual Studio or Workshop Pass Discount $45

Regular Price $60

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Jul 4 2017

Pocket Sized Radio Transmitter for Installation and Performance

Get started with radio art by learning how to make a battery powered radio transmitter for use in sound installations and performances. Simplify installations with wireless connectivity, or experiment with the sounds of radio interference. 

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Jul 25 2017

Atari Punk Console

Make your own DIY sound synthesizer! Learn about the 555 chip, practice your soldering and circuit building skills, and make some old school sounds with the Atari Punk Console!

The APC is a simple noisemaker circuit that is famous for its simplicity, elegance, and endless permutations. We’ll provide you with all the components and tools necessary to build this legendary gizmo, and we’ll guide you through the build and help you understand how electronic circuits work. 

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Feb 4, 2017

Intro to 3d Printing and Scanning for Artists

This is an introductory, yet in depth workshop the process of 3D Scanning and Printing. Participants will explore the limitations of the technology vs good use cases, use of laser/turntable scanning, outline of post-processing using nextengine software, post-process a model into a watertight mesh. 

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Jan 24 - 31, 2017

Intro to Arduino for Artists: Series

In this two part series participants will be introduced to creative coding, circuit construction, sensors and actuators. Whether you are interested in robotics, sound, light art, or just plain old tinkering, these workshops are a great place to develop your artistic ideas.

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Jan 14, 2017

Projection Mapping for Artists

This workshop is intended for artists interested in working with videos and projections for art installations of any size. **SOLD OUT!**

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Jan 10 - 17, 2017

Intro to Electronics for Artists (Series)

Learning the basics of electronics is vital for anyone looking to create interactive or new media work. This workshop, geared to artists, is for those new in electronics, or for those who need a refresher. 

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Nov 17, 2016

Make it Move! Introduction to Motors for Artists

*****This workshop is now full!!! To express future interest in taking this workshop please send an email to education@interaccess.org*****

 

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Nov 15, 2016

Social in the Studio: with Dustin Wilson

In his book The Futurological Congress, Stanislaw Lem writes about a future government that administers hallucinatory narcotics to manipulate the subjective reality of the people. Effectively constructing a new reality as a method of social control; a regime that Lem called “Cryptochemocracy.” The contemporary profits of techno-capitalism are prognosticating the “technological singularity” as the moment of post-human transcendence.

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Nov 8, 2016

Intro to Game Boy Chiptunes

Learn to synthesize sounds and compose music using the Nintendo Game Boy. Get started with the basics of sound synthesis and learn to explore and experiment with the capabilities of the Game Boy sound chip. Delve into the LSDJ sequencer software and discover many of the sequencing techniques popular in chiptune music.

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Nov 5, 2016

Ultrasonic Hackduino Pedal

Learn to hack an analog guitar pedal and control its effects with an Arduino microcontroller and ultrasonic sensor.

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Nov 1, 2016

Obtuse Nature - Repurposing Natural Systems for Computational Art

Obtuse Nature explores naturally occurring systems that generate complex patterns from simple sets of rules. The workshop will provide the opportunity for participants to work with a number of naturally inspired algorithms, they will then be guided through how to develop and artistically re-purpose these simple systems creating intricate and individually unique generative works of art.

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