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Date(s) - 03/10/2015 - 04/10/2015
12:00 am - 8:00 pm

Apiary Studios



  • ‘Narrating Structures ’ Intensive Videomapping Workshop 8th Edition

    At Apiary Studios, London 3rd and 4th October


    ‘Narrating Structures’ is an intensive workshop where we introduce projection mapping.  We will look at diverse techniques for the production of audiovisual projects in architectural spaces and objects and also its application in artistic and creative work

    The 2 day workshop is divided in 6 sections.

    1- Introduction. ‘Son et lumiere’, live cinema, videomapping installation.

    2- Study of multiple video-mapping projects.

    3- Learning multiple techniques and applying them using the different spaces and structures. The use of 2D a 3D projection mapping.

    4- Projection mapping on different surfaces.

    5- Creating content for the surfaces.

    6- Creation and presentation of a specific group project.

    At the end of this workshop you will be able to create various projections simultaneously,  shape light into objects and spaces, project manage and connect with local and international communities.This workshop is for visual artists, graphic designers, architects and anybody interested.

    Tech requirements:

    Bring your own computer.This workshop is oriented to Mac users. A mac laptop with osx 10.7 is recommended. 10.6 is not supported.

    You can bring also If you have, midi controller, projector, model/shape you want to map on,  DMX controller (Artnet, Enttec or minimad)

    About the mentors:

    Dr. Blanca Regina Pérez-Bustamante is an educator, artist and curator, based in London.

    She is involved in creating mixed media performances, installations and film and is currently teaching at the School of Fine Arts and Music in the University of Kent.

    Her research and practice encompass expanded cinema, free improvisation, moving image, photography and audiovisual performance.  She has published various texts and conducted several workshops and talks internationally focusing on Audiovisual, New Media and Performance Art (Universidad de Puerto Rico, University of Canterbury, Goldsmiths University, Festival Internacional de Cine de las Palmas, La Creación Electrónica, La Casa Encendida) and she has presented several conferences with AVAcademy in Moscow and St. Petersburg (Russia).

    She is curator at the Live Cinema Foundation and Strange Umbrellas. With Matthias Kispert she founded the Material Studies Group, developing a series of workshops and performances around the production of sound with everyday objects. In 2012, with Steve Beresford, she started Strange Umbrellas, a platform for free improvised music and visual art. Her performances include collaborations with artists such as Leafcutter John, Steve Beresford and Matthias Kispert. Current works in development include Unpredictable, a film about Terry Day.

    Gorka Cortázar is a Venezuelan programmer and digital artist, currently based in Madrid.

    After studying sociology, Gorka started a successful career in the technology world, focussing on providing creative solutions to communicational problems through computers. During his 12 years career at Merlin (one of the most innovative technology companies in Latin America) he advised on projects for global brands like Warner Channel, Sony Entertainment Television, AXN, Santander Bank and Movistar.

    In 2008 he founded Tecné Collective with Rodrigo Arcaya, to explore the boundaries between technology and art. With Tecné Collective, he specialized in real time generative art, applied through projection mapping and architectural lighting.

    Tecné Collective shows and installations have been recently featured in Miami, Norfolk, Madrid, Bilbao, Helsinki, Oulu, Copenhagen, Aarhus, Oslo, Eindhoven, Sao Paulo, and Mexico D.F. In the following months they have new installations scheduled in Baku, Doha and Helsinki.

    He teaches workshops about programming, generative art and projection mapping in various institutions, in Madrid, London, Sao Paulo and Mexico.