VISUAL STAGE WORKSHOP BY AM ARTIST
(VISUAL ARTISTS – ITALY)
When and where:
Saturday the 30rd of November 2019 from 4 pm to 8 pm
Sunday the 1st of December 2019 from 4 pm to 8 pm
Spazio OSC, Via Newton 12 (up Room Club),Cagliari.
“Visual Stage Workshop” is targeted to musicians, VJ, show technicians and multimedia artists that want to explore all the opportunities offered by technology to improve performances.
Generative graphics and image/video processing, in real time are very powerful tools and they can offer new ways to express and a new language to merge with traditional arts.
We use the multimedia software called TouchDesigner (available both for Windows and iOS) that allows to work through a user- friendly interface, even without be programmers.
TouchDesigner is one of the most flexible software in the multimedia field and it can work with different kind of screens, projectors, lasers, servos, lights, MIDI controllers and instruments, movement sensors and so on.
It is addressed to:
Musicians, DJs. VJs, show technicians, multimedia artists
Basic computer knowledge, you don’t need to be a programmer.
What it is about:
to explore the basis of the software and the basic procedures
to create an example of animated projection reactive to music.
to create an example of animated graphics driven by body movements of the actors.
to drive a motorized stage LED light with hands movements.
Price: 2 lessons= tot. 8 hours
Euro 120,00 per person.
With students discount= euro 90,00 per person.
Sign up by the 23th of November 2019.
Info: +39 3470484783, firstname.lastname@example.org
Who we are:
AM Artist is born within LabVega Coworking from the meeting between Andrea Montis (musician and more) and Simone Murtas (programmer and more).
This project explores the multimedia arts world, merging music, video, informatics and theatre with the latest interactive technologies and all the latest electronic devices.
The AM Artist’s activity includes music and video production, multimedia systems, videomapping for whole shows.
All AM Artist’s project are build from scratch, software are unique and selfmade because our goal is to achieve the maximum flexibility in customization needs.
Workshop program details:
What is it
Scales (big, medium, little)
Multimedia and interactions
Not only projectors
A single software for:
Specific interfaces (VR)
How to use it: basic operations.
Creation of a patch with generative graphic using real time sound reactionn and analysis. A practical example for a video projection that can be used on a Djset or a gig .
Creation of simple sound animated objects
Video effects linked to sound
Creation of a patch with generative graphics influenced by body movements detected by a Kinect.
Generation of a particle cloud
Detect and process Kinect data
Animate the cloud with body movements
Creation of a patch to use the DMX protocol. Animate colors and movements of a motorized LED light with hands movements.
Send DMX commands
Use of Kinect data to drive the light