Nov 3, 2018
Create generative art from ambient Bluetooth signals with a Raspberry Pi 3! Learn the steps to install an open source GeneraBLE software and ZynAddSubFX synth, which turn your Pi into a hackable and extensible generative art platform.
Oct 30 - Nov 6, 2018
Join Tess Sutherland as she teaches the ABC’s of algorithmic drawing and interactive animations using Processing, a very friendly programming environment built for artists and designers.
Oct 23, 2018
Want to make your own DIY sound synthesizer? Join us to learn about the 555 chip, practice your soldering and circuit building skills, and make some old school sounds with the Atari Punk Console!
Sep 18 - 25, 2018
Are you interested in creating interactive, new media work or simply need a refresher on electronics? Join Gerald Grison for a two-part introductory workshop on the basics of electronic arts.
Aug 9, 2018
Join Vienna-based artists noid and Klaus Filip for a free hands-on lecture and workshop about the history and technology of optical sound.
Jul 14, 2018
This is an introductory workshop to the concepts, techniques and production pipelines involved in the creation of alternative virtual places (AR/VR) through the capturing and transformation of reality. The principles and basic techniques of photogrammetry, photorealistic texturing, volumetric video and theory of spatial audio capture will be covered, and an overview on how to quickly bring them all together into a game engine in order to build virtual spaces (AR/VR). A basic knowledge of 3D asset production, image processing and game engine development (Unity) are recommended.
Jul 3 - 21, 2018
Organised as a 3 part workshop, this series will introduce participants already familiar with the TouchDesigner interface to standard techniques of projection mapping and give everyone the chance to apply the acquired knowledge at the Big on Bloor Festival by throwing some light onto the façade of the Kent School. While the first session will be an introduction to all the tools available in TouchDesigner for mapping surfaces and buildings, the second part of the workshop will be spent in teams exploring and developing ideas for the final night.
Jun 5 - 12, 2018
Tasman Richardson presents a beginner’s guide to forming abstract expressions with various analog glitches in this two day workshop. Using examples from his personal practice, Tasman will explain his concept of The New Flesh, and teach participants his methods for seeking, capturing and sorting glitches from CRT rescanning, Atari voltage manipulation, and cross wiring video to audio channels for applications in installation art, live visualizations, audio/video compositions, and more.
May 19, 2018
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.