Augmented Reality in Zoom, Facebook, & Instagram
Part I: Tues, Jan 26 | 5–8 PM
Part II: Thurs, Jan 28 | 5–8 PM
Online via Zoom — Register Here!
Uncover the theatrical and world-building possibilities of augmented reality (AR) filters in Zoom, Facebook, and Instagram in this two-part workshop led by B. Wijshijer. Using SparkAR, p5.js, and OBS-VirtualCam, participants will create a Facebook & Instagram face filter and experiment with Zoom backdrops.
- Installed Zoom Client for Meetings
- A registered Zoom account
- Computer with Internet access
- Installed SparkAR (latest, updated version)
- Installed OBS Studio (latest, updated version for your OS)
- Some kind of working webcam
Please make sure to prepare and test out this setup well before the workshop. If you run into any issues with installing or using this software, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for troubleshooting advice.
Registration Details: Eventbrite registration is mandatory for participation. Registration is PWYC (pay-what-you-can, $29 suggested donation). Please note that the fee can be waived if it is a financial barrier to participation – please send an email to email@example.com and we will manually register you to the workshop. All registrants will receive an email confirmation after registering and will receive the Zoom event link the day of the workshop. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Cancellation and Rescheduling Policy: We are unable to accommodate attendee cancellations or refunds less than 1 week prior to a workshop or event. InterAccess reserves the right to cancel or reschedule this workshop if necessary.
About the Instructor:
B Wijshijer is a research-based artist working within digital media and video installation. Wijshijer utilizes online trends and subcultures to deconstruct mediated intimacies and personas on digital platforms. Informed by acceleration aesthetics, their work plays with excess and artifice to interrogate the ways in which late capitalism affects our digital lives. Wijshijer received their BFA in Printmaking from OCAD University in 2017 and an MFA from the University of Waterloo in 2020.
Questions? If you have any questions about the workshop or require additional support, please contact us at email@example.com.
PWYC admission for this workshop is made possible thanks to the generous support of EQ Bank.
EQ Bank is the digital banking platform launched in 2016 by Equitable Bank, Canada’s Challenger Bank™. As an all-digital financial institution, EQ Bank continually challenges the status quo to bring better banking solutions to Canadians. We are proud to celebrate and elevate the work of emerging digital artists and contribute to the growth of digital arts practice across Canada. To learn more, visit eqbank.ca.
Cover image courtesy of B. Wijshijer