Workshops

Oct 18 2020

Democratizing Mushroom Cultivation: Fungal Bio-Materials

Get introduced to the fantastic potential of mycelium for collaboration and experimentation at the intersection of art and science. 

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Oct 24 2020

Microbial Life in Mud

In this hands-on online workshop, participants will create sculptures that use mud as a medium in order to explore the life within it and our connections to it. 

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Oct 28 2020

Intro to Sound Synthesis in Max/MSP

This workshop led by Jessica Ekomane will give an introduction to elementary skills for working with sound synthesis in the music programming software Max, in the context of experimental electronic music performance and sound art.

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Nov 5 2020

Live Coding in Supercollider

Joanne Armitage will show participants how to get started making music with code in SuperCollider, a powerful open-source platform for audio synthesis and algorithmic composition.

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Nov 7 2020 to Nov 14 2020

Parametric Thinking with Images

In this workshop, we will learn how to transform images into designs and patterns, or abstract them into 3D forms using Grasshopper3D. 

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Nov 10 2020 to Nov 12 2020

Immersive Audio: Experimental Sound Design in Unity3D

Join us to explore how to build adaptive and sonic environments using Unity3D, FMOD, and Ableton’s Max for Live. 

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Nov 17 2020 to Nov 19 2020

Generating Images with Shaders

Learn how to make algorithmic images and animations with GLSL shaders. 

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Nov 24 2020 to Nov 26 2020

Create a Discord Bot!

Together we will explore the wonderful world of online communities and learn how to use code to customize your own bot in Discord servers. 

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Jun 10, 2017

Sonic Geography

Join sound artist and sonic adventurer Dan Tapper for an exploration into sound and place. The workshop will focus on delving into the often-overlooked sounds of the world around us through sound walking and field recording exercises.  These exercises and recordings will inform the development of unique and bespoke digital systems and performance instruments allowing participants to perform and manipulate real world sounds through psycho geography, maps and interactive interfaces.

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May 30 - Jun 6, 2017

Intro to Processing for Artists (Series)

Learn the basics of Processing, an indispensable programming tool for artists. Join Tess Sutherland as she teaches the ABC’s of algorithmic drawing and interactive animations. Session 1 will teach the basics of drawing with code. Session 2 will show how to animate code through parameterization, and how to interface the mouse and keyboard with your creations. In both sessions, Tess will show examples of a wide range of artworks made with Processing and identify further resources for students.

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May 16 - 23, 2017

Intro to Electronics for Artists (Series)

Learning the basics of electronics is vital for anyone looking to create interactive or new media work. This workshop, geared to artists, is for those new in electronics, or for those who need a refresher. You will learn the basics of electricity starting with Ohm’s Law and work your way up to building simple digital circuits with CMOS chips, transistors and LEDs. You will learn how to interface these circuits with motors, sensors and other devices.  

Dates: Tuesday May 16 and 23

Time: 7-10pm

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May 13, 2017

Solution Culture: Hydroponics for Creative Practice

Emerging artist and environmental steward Paul Chartrand will lead participants through an introductory course to hydroponics and creating customized soil-less gardening systems for artistic and expressive applications. Using recycled materials, each participant will be guided through the construction of a simple mechanism that can both aerate and pump water to plants. Participants will also be introduced to essential supplies and local suppliers for building on knowledge acquired in the workshop and completing a hydroponic system on a larger scale.

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Apr 29 - May 6, 2017

Exploring Fiber as Installation: Techniques and Materials

This two part workshop intensive will provide a survey of textile and fiber materials and techniques, including water soluble fabrics, combining specific techniques with experimental approaches to making. 

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Apr 18 - May 2, 2017

Interactive Installations in Max 7 (series): Intro to Max 7

This is the first in a three-part workshop series on Max 7 taking place at InterAccess during April: 18 (Intro to Max 7), April 25 (Fundamentals for Audio Projects), and May 2 (Detecting Movement with Real-Time Video). Sign up for the full series, or select one or two workshops to support your creative practice.

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Apr 11, 2017

Machinima: Video Games as Found Footage

Learn some techniques for creating your own Machinima artworks with Clint Enns! Machinima is a genre of cinema in which video game footage is used to create movies or moving image art. Clint will lead a discussion on Machinima in experimental found footage practices, and show a diverse range of strategies and works. 

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Mar 25, 2017

Sonic Geography

Join sound artist and sonic adventurer Dan Tapper for an exploration into sound and place. The workshop will focus on delving into the often-overlooked sounds of the world around us through sound walking and field recording exercises. 

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Mar 5, 2017

Heavy Lifting, Light Machining

Have you ever wanted to attach something to your motor? Or use gears? This workshop is an introduction to basic mechanics and basic machining. Learn how to operate the mill and the lathe for making a motor coupling and shaft keyway, for a bore fitted gear. **New Date!**

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