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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Past workshop
Jun 19 - 21, 2012

Workshop: Sensors! with Jessica Field

About the workshop

The workshop will introduce you to a variety of different sensors. Explain how they work, show the three different types of interfaces to work your sensor and prepare you for using any sensor you would like in the future. This course is designed to show you all the dirty tricks to avoiding the microcontroller to make interactive art, it is also designed to learn to understand when you need a microcontroller to make your projects work.

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Past workshop
Jun 16, 2012

Drop-In Workshop: Let's Build an Atari Punk Console!

NOTE: ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT HAS CLOSED. BUT YOU CAN STILL COME IN TO THE WORKSHOP AND BUY THE KIT AND HANG OUT! LOTS OF SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE!

 

(Image and PCB design by Rob Cruickshank)

About the workshop

It's the granddaddy of circuit-bending sound instruments. It's a cherished "First Electronics Project" memory for countless nerds! And it's fun and fast to build even for total electronics beginners! It's the Atari Punk Console!

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Jun 14, 2012

Workshop: Electronics Fabrication with Rob Cruickshank

From Breadboard to Biennale!

About the workshop:

 Getting your project working in the lab is only the first step! We'll show you how to build it to survive, and to look good while doing it. Topics include:

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Past workshop
Jun 2, 2012

Workshop: Making the World Move Artfully (Kinetics) with Robert Hengeveld

Making the World Move Artfully explores the use of motors and other sources of movement within art making. The workshop has been created to provide an overview of the many methods of making things go that are available to artist. It will explore how to choose the best option for a given task, and finally how these decisions influence the way in which an artwork is seen and understood.

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