Tobias Williams
Jun 11, 2022
1-4PM

Intro to Spark AR

Online Workshop - Register Here!

In this workshop, students will learn the basics of creating interactive filters using SPARK AR. This free software, created by Meta is designed to be easy to learn and will allow users to create filters which can be uploaded to Instagram and Facebook. In this introductory class we'll cover over using face trackers, importing and texturing 3d objects as well as a primer on the node based system for creating custom interactions.

About the Instructor

Tobias Williams is an artist and educator based in Toronto, Canada. He holds an MFA from York University and currently works as an instructor at OCAD U, Humber College and Toronto School of the Arts. His work has been shown both locally and internationally including exhibitions at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin as part of Transmediale, Material Art fair in Mexico City, The Brandscape In Toronto and the AGM in Mississauga.

Tobias’s art and research practice uses XR, 3d rendering and animation to explore the relationship between art, society and technology. Recent projects of his have focused on topics such as the history of Blockchain, the influence of platform based algorithms on contemporary visual culture and the ontology of virtual art spaces.

Workshop Setup Requirements

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 education@interaccess.org for troubleshooting advice.

Questions? If you have any questions about the workshop or special requirements, please contact us at education@interaccess.org

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.

Cover image courtesy of Tobias Williams


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