Workshops

Nov 23 2019 to Nov 30 2019

Drawing Out Urban Interfaces — Experimental Reading Group

Technology transforms how people live, as well as their attitudes, instincts, personas, and psyches, all of which comprise human subjectivity. This experimental workshop lead by Simon Rabyniuk will bring together artists, designers, and technologists to read, discuss and explore present-day issues related to technology and the city. 

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Nov 24 2019

DIY Eurorack ADSR

Build your own Eurorack Envelope Generator at the Toronto Sound Festival. Join us to practice your soldering and circuit building skills, and add a new unit into your rack!

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Dec 7 2019 to Dec 14 2019

Intro to Robotics

Build a robot friend who can follow you around and navigate your home without bumping into things! Tess Sutherland will introduce you to soldering, circuitry, Arduino programming, and basic robotics ideas – including anthropomorphism and behaviour creation. 

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Nov 1, 2016

Obtuse Nature - Repurposing Natural Systems for Computational Art

Obtuse Nature explores naturally occurring systems that generate complex patterns from simple sets of rules. The workshop will provide the opportunity for participants to work with a number of naturally inspired algorithms, they will then be guided through how to develop and artistically re-purpose these simple systems creating intricate and individually unique generative works of art.

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Oct 23, 2016

Out Through the Outlet: Making sounds in real time with Bela and Pure Data

In this workshop you’ll get an introduction to Bela, a platform for ultra-low latency audio and sensor processing. You’ll get to know Bela, become familiar with what’s involved in real-time digital signal processing, and discover how to use Pure Data with Bela to control sensors and make sounds. Using a Bela system, a breadboard and any components available (or ones you bring with you), you’ll be able to make sounds.

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Oct 20 - 27, 2016

Dream and Iterate: Series

This two part course will be part lecture part workshop on neural networks and other techniques for making images with code.

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Oct 15, 2016

Intro to 3D Scanning and Printing for Artists

This is an introductory, yet in depth workshop the process of 3D Scanning and Printing. 

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Oct 11 - 25, 2016

Intro to Arduino for Artists Series - 3 part

In this three part series participants will be introduced to creative coding, circuit construction, sensors and actuators. Whether you are interested in robotics, sound, light art, or just plain old tinkering, these workshops are a great place to develop your artistic ideas and build working prototypes.

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Oct 8, 2016

Coding Animated Graphics–in the browser!

Why shoot, render and upload videos when you can use code to animate shapes and text ON YOUR WEBPAGE? This workshop provides an introductory run through of the famous Three.js graphical library and if there is time--other popular libraries that coders work with.

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Oct 6, 2016

Intro to Processing

Processing is an open source Java-based programming language designed to introduce beginners to computer programming in a visual context. In this interactive workshop we will cover the basics of the Processing environment, and work towards building a first interactive animation.

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Oct 4, 2016

Build a MIDI Controlled Relay Sequencer!

Have you ever wanted to control a lighting system with your MIDI Controller? Have you wondered if MIDI could ever affect more than just musical instruments?

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Aug 4, 2016

Atari Punk Console - 8:30-10:00pm

 

Atari Punk Console 8:30-10:00pm

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. 

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