Workshops

May 28 2019

Caffeinated Robots: Combining JavaScript and Robots

Explore the world of JavaScript and what it can do. Learn how to combine Node.js, Johnny-five, and Arduino to create a morse code machine! 

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Jun 1 2019 to Jun 15 2019

Intro to Projection Mapping with TouchDesigner

Join us for an introduction to the TouchDesigner interface to learn standard techniques of projection mapping to turn objects and spaces into display surfaces for video projection.

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Jun 4 2019 to Jun 11 2019

Building Interactivity: An Introduction to Unity and Biosignals

Learn how to use the game engine Unity to construct an interactive digital experience with real-time biofeedback from the user.

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Jun 22 2019 to Jun 26 2019

Touch, Sound, Pulse: DIY Vibrotactile Systems

Learn about the multisensory and emotive world of vibrotactility with David Bobier of VibraFusionLab and build your own wearable and handheld vibrotactile device. 

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Jun 25 2019 to Jul 2 2019

Slime Mold as Capacitive Storytelling

Slime mold is a beautiful living monoculture. Due to its tendency to grow in the pattern of nodes and branches, new media bio-artists have been using it as a medium to represent everything from the functionality of the Internet to diaspora migration patterns of the human race.

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Jun 29 2019

Build Your Own Psychogeographic Noise Synth!

In this hands on workshop, you will learn how to build your own experimental noise synthesizer - the Fort Processor! All the necessary components in kit format will be provided, as well as guidance to build your device from scratch. 

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Jul 6 2019 to Jul 20 2019

PUFF! Create Inflatable Forms

Are you interested in experimenting with the inflated form? Join us for a three-session masterclass taught by renowned installation artist Marcia Huyer and learn how to create your own large-scale inflatable sculpture from scratch. The workshop will finish with a collaborative outdoors presentation. 

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Apr 12 - 13, 2014

Pure Data: Interactive Video & Objects

NOTE: This is a two-part workshop, taking place on Saturday, April 12th and Sunday, April 13th, from 12-5 PM both days. Registering here signs you up for both classes.
About the workshop: 

In the first afternoon, we'll introduce you to a powerful, open-source visual programming environment called Pure Data. To learn the ropes, you'll make an interactive, sound-responsive video in a single afternoon.

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Apr 10, 2014

Sensors Workshop

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In this workshop, we'll learn how sensors and work, examine different kinds of information they output, and make some simple Arduino-based applications that use that sensor data.

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Mar 4 - 18, 2014

Introduction to Interactive Sound: 3-Part Workshop

NOTE: This is a 3-part workshop, taking place on TUESDAYS March 4, March 11, & March 18th, from 7-10PM each night. Registering here will includes you in all three sessions. We've changed the date of this workshop since we originally posted it, so be sure you don't have the old dates in your calendar. We're definitely running this on Tuesday nights now!
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Feb 15 - 16, 2014

Creative Coding with Processing

NOTE: This is a two-part workshop, taking place on the afternoons of February 15 and 16. Registering and paying here will register you for both. The lessons are cumulative.What is Processing?

Processing is a programming language, development environment, and online community. Put simply, it's a fantastic tool that allows artists, designers, and people previously without programming experience to create sophisticated applications. What kind of applications? You name it: generative images, interactive video, emergent behaviour...

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Nov 30 - Dec 1, 2013

Intermediate Electronics with Rob Cruickshank

NOTE: This is a 2-session workshop taking place on November 30th and December 1st, from 11AM-5PM. The registration fee covers both days, as well as a fun grab bag of electronic materials we'll use in the workshop

NOTE 2: This is an Intermediate level workshop for people with some electronics background. Ideally by taking the intro course offered earlier in November! If you've read the prerequisites and you're still not sure whether or not this workshop is for you, please e-mail me at workshops@interaccess.org and we'll figure it out together.

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Nov 9 - 10, 2013

Intro to Electronics

NOTE: This is a 2-session workshop taking place on November 9th and 10th, from 11AM-5PM. The registration fee covers both days,  as well as a fun grab bag of electronic materials we'll use in the workshop. 

About the workshop: 

InterAccess' most famous and essential workshop is back!

Learning the basics of electronics is vital for anyone looking to create interactive or new media work, or wishing to create presentation-quality projects with microcontrollers such as Arduino.

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Oct 17 - 31, 2013

Intro to Wearable Electronics: The Comprehensive Workshop Series

TOO LATE! REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS WORKSHOP!

 

NOTE 1: This is a 3-Part Workshop, taking place on Thursday October 17, 24, and 31. UPDATED:However, if you're busy on Hallowe'en, you have the option of signing up for only the first two sessions! You'll still get all the materials and goodies, but you'll miss the work session on the 31st. 

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Sep 26 - Oct 10, 2013

Intro to Interactive Installation Art with Max 6

PLEASE NOTE: This is a 3-Part Workshop, taking place on Thursday September 26, October 3, and October 10. Registering and paying here will register you for all three. The lessons are cumulative.

 

 

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Sep 5, 2013

Interactive Objects and the Internet: control your project via Javascript

PLEASE NOTE: This is a 3-Part Workshop, taking place on Thursday September 5, 12, and 19. Registering and paying here will register you for all three. The lessons are cumulative.

 

DESCRIPTION:

You have physical project. And there's this internet thing. Do you want to be able to control this physical project over the internet, in a user interface on a web browser, over any web-enabled devices? Of course you do! That's why we're doing this workshop.

Here's the nitty gritty of what we're doing:

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