Narrating Structures: Videomapping workshop - July 2021 Special Edition


24/07/2021 - 25/07/2021    
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Ugly Duck
47/49 Tanner Street, London, London, SE1 3PL

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Narrating Structures: Videomapping workshop – July 2021 Special Edition
LED BY: Blanca Regina
WHERE: Ugly Duck 47/49 Tanner Street SE1 3PL
WHEN: Saturday 24th July and Sunday 25th. From 12 pm (noon) to 18 pm.
TICKETS AND PRICE – 12 people maximum – £160 for the weekend

Special needs: Please advise us before booking your space for the workshop so we can assess if we can provide the service.

COVID-19 secure rules including social distancing requirements continue to apply.
Measures should be in place to ensure all users of community facilities maintain social distancing and keep 2m apart from anyone who is not in their household or support bubble, or 1m with extra precautions in place (such as wearing face coverings).
For joining the workshop we request a PCR test, available for free at NHS from all participants and team that will provide the activity. Test results may need to be supplied one day before the activity starts or on the day of the workshop.‘Narrating Structures’ Videomapping workshop is an intensive workshop where we introduce projection mapping and immersive space design. We will look at diverse techniques for the production of audiovisual projects in architectural spaces and objects and also their application in artistic and creative practice plus show how to stream your mapping content into a streaming service.

The 2-day workshop is presented in sections with hands-on practice.

1st Session >> Saturday
– Introduction to the mentor and presentation of their work in this field.
– Study of multiple video mapping projects.
(Lunch break)
– Introduction to MadMapper 4
– Hands-on
– Projection mapping on different surfaces.
– Hands-on

2nd Session >> Sunday
– Recap and Questions.
– Technical specifications.
– Introduction to Key, Midi, and OSC Controls with MadMapper.
– Hands-on
(Lunch break)
– Creating content and live techniques for performances, installations, and streaming
– Creation and presentation of a specific project.
– Hands-on

At the end of this workshop you will be able to:
– Create various projections simultaneously
– Shape light into objects and spaces
– Learn how to stream your mapping content into a streaming service.
– Project management and networking with local and international communities.

This workshop is for artists, graphic designers, architects, and anybody interested.
Supported by Modul8 & MadMapper

Tech requirements:

The workshop provides one projector per student and includes a 1-month full access temporal license of MadMapper and entitles the participants to educational discount in MadMapper software purchase.

Bring your computer with mini display port adaptors if you use Mac. This workshop is oriented to Mac and PC 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, or Minimad)
If you need to rent any equipment (computer) for the workshop please do get in touch.

About the mentor Blanca Regina

Dr. Blanca Regina Pérez-Bustamante is an artist, independent curator, and educator based in London. She is currently involved in creating audiovisual performances, sound works, installations, and films.
Her research and practice encompass video mapping, sound art, moving image, performance, and multimedia events.
She has taught more than 30 video mapping workshops worldwide. In 2019 she developed the research project ‘ Immersive Pipeline’ at Goldsmiths University, looking at immersive audiovisual environments and the translation of artworks to multiple digital formats. She has curated with Unpredictable Series in London a series of sound and visual art events in London at Cafe OTO, OTO Projects, Iklectik, Ray’s Jazz at Foyles, Waterstones, and Portland Hall (CREAM/ University of Westminster). Supporters of our projects include Cream, Crisap, Sound & Music, and Arts Council England.
Since 2014 associate lecturer at the Event and Experience Design department at the University of Kent. From 2011-2014 she was visiting research fellow at Chelsea College of Arts & Design at the University of the Arts London. In 2010, she received a doctorate in Humanities from University Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, with the thesis: The VJ and audiovisual performance: towards a radical aesthetic of postmodernism.


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Cancellations made in accordance, response or relating to COVID 19 restrictions or guidance such as the impact of test and trace, national or local regulation, the decision or requirement of tutors, students, or staff to self-isolate will be subject to different terms and conditions to those detailed below under our general policy.

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If we need to cancel your booking or activity for any reason relating to Covid 19 we will first attempt to find a way that the remaining sessions can be completed remotely either through online or distance learning with the tutor.

In some circumstances, we may look at rescheduling the activity for a later date or offering alternative products to the same or higher value.

If these alternative solutions are not deemed by us to be viable then we will provide refunds for the proportion canceled in the case of activities canceled mid-way through or whole of the booking for activities yet to start.

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Please note there is an administration fee of  £10 payable in respect of refunds.

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Non-attendance of classes/workshops does not automatically mean a refund, however, we will consider the circumstances with fair and reasonable consideration.