4 Workshops in music & GPS Drawing
Thursday Nov.1, 10:00AM – 1:00PM
This workshop with begin with a 1 hour presentation on music interactivity from the perspective of longevity, preservation and re-performance. It will then present a broad history of music and audio interactive systems and repertoire. Max/MSP will be the primary software tool examined. # of participants: 30
“Music and Sound for Film, Video and Games”
Thursday Nov.1, 3:00PM – 6:00PM
This workshop will examine many aspects of the creation of music and audio. We will look at studio design, sound design processes, multi-channel audio systems, and the role of low/hi-end sample systems. Apple Logic Pro will be the primary software tool for exploring these concepts. # of participants: 30
“Drawing with Satellites”
Friday Nov. 2, 10:00AM – 6:00PM
Introduction to GPS Drawing: We will give a brief talk about GPS Drawing showing examples of our work and introducing the participants to GPS receivers and drawing techniques.
Drawing on a large scale: Includes defining your canvas and learning to draw using basic navigation techniques and coordinating movement on the ground with the line drawn on the GPS receiver screen to create shapes, drawings and writing.
“Exploring with GPS”
The participants will create their own drawings, designs or graffiti in the park or on the beach. # of participants: 20
The City as a Canvas
Saturday Nov. 3, 10:00AM – 1:00PM
We will be using the shapes of the streets to make maps, draw or write, including ‘Methodical Mapping’ – finding an interesting part of the town and walking around it to create a map, such as an ornamental garden, a bridge, or pattern of roads, and ‘Psychogeography’ – mapping with repeated random instructions which provides an exciting and unusual way of exploring a town.
Participants may wish to use a bicycle or a car, as long as care is taken not to be distracted by the receiver.
Introduction to satellite navigation technology and GPS Drawing, with examples of using a journey around a town to make a map or drawing. # of participants: 20
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