CURRENTS NEW MEDIA 2018

June 8-24, 2018

Creative Coding for Artists Workshop 

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Saturday, June 10 / 10am – 1pm
Location: Warehouse 21 – across Paseo de Peralta from our main venue, El Museo Cultural.

Workshop Description
We are in a special era surrounded by numerous emerging technologies that can be applied to the creative practice to enrich creation or generate new ideas. The workshop is for artists and creatives who wants to use coding to make generative art, design, animation and typography. Code is a great tool to bridge art and mathematics, and extend the possibilities of creativity. Coding also becomes a more and more powerful tool for artists, designers, writers, activists for making art in a new way.

Through this workshop participants will learn about the history and context of “coding art”, as well as basic coding skills through using Processing, an open-source programming software. The instructor, Liu Chang, will lead a series of activities and exercises for attendees to better understand the work flow, algorithms, and code logic. The lecture will be accompanied by hands-on activities during the process. After the workshop, she will also provide the syllabus and resources of coding tutorial, class examples, books, and websites to attendees.  Attendees will be able to practice the technique and become knowledgeable about this topic. The goal of the workshop is that attendees are able to create an art piece by themselves.

Instructor Bio
Liu Chang, a visual artist based in New York, graduated from the Interactive Telecommunication Program of New York University, New York (M.P.S). She is a co-founder of Hibanana Studio, an artists alliance studio focusing on visual art, live visual performance, audiovisual installation, coding art and interactive installation. Liu Chang’s work has been frequently exhibited in China, the United States and South America.

Preparation (What to Bring)
– Computer laptop needed.
– Download Processing for PC/Mac Laptop  here
– Brief knowledge of computer.

Skill Level
Intro

Workshop Overview
Lecture on coding art
Hands-on coding example
Mixing process of the two sections above

Workshop Info
price per student: $45 (Student with ID: $35)
length: 3 hours
participant limit: 20 students

Sorry but our limit of 20 participants has been reached. If you would like to get on a waiting list please go to our Contact page and let us know.

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