Date(s) - 19/09/2015 - 20/09/2015
12:00 am - 8:00 pm
VISUAL CREATION. CONTENT PRODUCTION. INTENSIVE WORKSHOP.
● Dates: Saturday and Sunday 19th and 20th september 2015.
● Times: 12 to 8 pm. One hour break divided in 3 breaks.
● Where: Apiary Studios, 458 Hackney Road, E2 9EG www.apiarystudios.org
● Hours: 14 hours
● Fee: £160 for professionals, discount for students £120. Limited 12 spaces.
● Information and registration firstname.lastname@example.org
● Organized by www.mademotion.net and Apiary Studios
● With the support Modul8 http://www.garagecube.com/
Hands on intensive workshop focused on the production of visuals and compositions with digital
and analogue techniques. This workshop focuses on techniques for improving creativity on
making visuals compositions depending in your own skill set. We will show methods on how to
create visuals through multiple processes, analog and digital, from live visuals to digital
compositions and postproduction.
The 2 day workshop is divided in:
1st Session >> Saturday 19th of September. From 12.00 until 20:00pm
1- Presentation of the workshop. (10’)
2- Mentors and their work (20’)
3- Introduction to creating content in visual arts. (1h 30’)
Lunch break (30’)
4- An approach to content making. Example and practice.
– Photogramming – Explanation ( 20’) Hands on (1 h)
– Animation with live visuals software -Explanation ( 20’) Hands on 1 Hour
5- Look for the results of photogramming. Project , perform and record. (30’)
6- Explanation of the process and other possibilities using organic materials. (1h’)
7- Hands on practice
2nd Session >> Sunday 20th of September From 12.00 until 20:00pm
1- Introduction to caffenol developer and demonstrating chemogramming technique with herbs.
Practice (1 h)
Lunch break (30 min)
3 – Shadow tools and projection
4- Tips on analog and digital composition. (30 min)
5- Introduction to narrativity. Create your own visual set. (40 min)
Break (10 min)
6- Production of a specific group project (2.5 h)
7 – Presentation of a specific group project. (40 min)
Open discussion, evaluation of design concepts from a usability perspective, aesthetics and
functionality. Individual and group exercises throughout the day.
We will provide educational licences of Modul8 supported by Mac and other softwares for PC.
Knowledge of video, photography, animation, softwares like: photoshop/indesign/premiere/after
effects is recommended but not essential.
This workshop is ideal for creatives, moving image artists, designers, students and
During the workshop we will work with:
– Animation (traditional, stopmotion, computer animation, 2d animation.)
– Photography and 16mm film.
– Lights and projections.
– Creating visuals with organic materials (herbs) and developers (caffenol).
– Photogramming and chemogramming techniques.
– Mix and use caffenol, a developer made from household products.
– Production of slides, 16mm film loops, digital files and live shadow projections.
– Layering and manipulating moving images during projection.
– Image production and postproduction tools.
About the mentors
Dr. Blanca Regina PérezBustamante is an educator, artist and curator.
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).
Karel Doing (1965, Canberra, Australia) makes expanded cinema, multiscreen,
performative, crossmedia and participatory works. His single screen works and installations are often the
result of these processes and collaborations. He has worked together with individuals, groups
and organisations in many European countries and in Indonesia, Suriname and the USA. His
main interest is to reconnect seemingly implausible links: urban/nature, music/maths,
passion/ratio, analogue/digital. He lives and works in London.