TouchDesigner for Projection and Installation
WHEN: Thursdays from May 10 until Thursday, June 14 at 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
WHERE: TRUCK Contemporary Art — U-Hall Space (2009 10 Ave SW, 2nd Floor), Calgary, AB
$150.00+GST / Register here
TouchDesigner is one of the fastest growing and most powerful software tools for realtime video applications. Developed in Canada and used by video and New Media professionals around the globe, this dynamic tool can be used to create anything from custom VJ performances, to live camera systems for dance or theatre, gallery installations, and even mapping realtime election results on the side of the Empire State Building.
During this six week workshop, we will develop fundamental TouchDesigner skills while working towards individual projects that will be presented in TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary’s U-Hall space during the final class. This workshop will guide participants through the process of realizing their projection projects from start to finish. Projection technology will be provided as well as guided instruction catered to developing and presenting your project.
No TouchDesigner experience required but familiarity with computers and digital video is considered an asset. Students will be required to bring their own laptop preloaded with Derivative TouchDesigner 099 (free download) and are encouraged to bring their own projects, questions, ideas, and technology.
About the Instructor
Matthew Waddell is an audiovisual artist, multimedia programmer and educator. He has been involved with digital arts production and education for the last eleven years - creating 3D visual art, designing award-winning sound and video for theatre, programming innovative custom playback servers, and recently, exploring large-scale video installation and architectural projection mapping.