Workshops

Feb 6 2021

Internet Choreographies: Performing for the Online Audience

Learn to creatively navigate the unique constraints and characteristics of performing for screen-based platforms.

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Feb 21 2021 to Mar 7 2021

Mapping Mutual Aid

Lucas LaRochelle leads a collaborative workshop & lab on the GIS and counter-mapping strategies used in their Queering the Map project.

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Mar 6 2021 to Mar 13 2021

Accessible UX/UI Design for Artists

Learn about the user's journey through visual, non-visual, and multisensory interfaces with UX/UI designer Soren Hamby!

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Mar 20 2021

Expanding on the Real: Experiments in Adobe After Effects

Artist Max Lester leads a workshop on how to retool Adobe After Effects for experiments with abstraction and digital assemblage.

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Apr 10 2021

The Great Indoors: an online soundscapes workshop

(Re)discover the acoustic possibilities of indoor spaces and co-create sonic spaces of care, empathy, collaboration with Johann Diedrick.

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Apr 20 2021 to Apr 27 2021

Coding Bots for Community

Learn about bot-coding basics from command line setup to deployment while discussing how bots can help create safer online chat communities.

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Nov 13 - 20, 2018

Intro to Pure Data

Learn the Basics of Pure Data (Pd), a free Open Source environment specifically designed for artists, musicians and other creators. Learn how to make simple reactive video artworks, and how to connect your pieces to the real world by connecting Pure Data to an Arduino.

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Nov 10 - 17, 2018

Intro to Unity for Artists

Want to create games, VR experiences, animations, and interactive installations? This workshop will teach you how to work with the powerful and ubiquitous game engine Unity, and how to incorporate new coding techniques into your own art practice.

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Nov 3, 2018

Bluetooth Sonification with GeneraBLE

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.

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Oct 30 - Nov 6, 2018

Drawing with Code

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.

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Oct 23, 2018

Atari Punk Console

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!

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Sep 18 - 25, 2018

Intro to Electronics for Artists

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. 

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Aug 9, 2018

Optosonics Workshop

Join Vienna-based artists noid and Klaus Filip for a free hands-on lecture and workshop about the history and technology of optical sound.

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Jul 14, 2018

Intro to Reality Capture for Virtual Places

Led by Hector Centeno, 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.

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Jul 3 - 21, 2018

Large Scale Projection Mapping with TouchDesigner

Organised as a 3 part workshop, instructors Markus Heckmann and Ben Voigt 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.

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