Course: Techniques of Animation for Immersive Installation & Public Art

February 17, 18, 19 |

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m

Technical skills development
Beginner and/or Intermediate Animators

INSTRUCTOR

Allison Moore

($65.00 for Members, $85.00 Non-Members)


Course Description

This 9 hour course will introduce participants in how to design, plan and prepare animation content for use in installation and public art projects.  The course is designed for animation filmmakers who wish to explore new innovative ways to show their animated works outside of cinematic screenings, such as using multi-screen, installation or live performative works. Combining a set of nuanced and targeted techniques and aesthetics with a DIY and post-punk approach, this unique training offers you an introduction to installation practices from planning to execution with many resources for exhibiting provided.  Participants are asked to bring their own animation content and will need basic knowledge of photo-editing or video editing software.  

 

Materials and software required:

  1. Computer and monitor
  2. video projector and HDMI (suggested but not required)
  3. Photoshop, After Effects, Dragon Frame, Madmapper software 
  4. Optional materials: cardboard, paper and tape 
  5. Animation content (1-3 video loops of animation content) recommended

Instructor 

ALLISON MOORE is a new media artist working in expanded cinema and based in Montréal.  Her work has been programmed at Tokyo Arts and Space (Japan), OBORO (Montreal), Traverse Video (France), Museu de Arte de Belem (Brazil), Festival of Nouveau Cinéma (Montréal), FIFA Experimental (Montréal), MAPP Festival, MUTEK Montreal and ISEA 2020. Her recent projects involve thematic inspirations of storytelling narratives in digital arts, video-mapping landscapes and architecture, VR, site-specific public art and performance.  Moore’s works reinterpret and rebuild the world as a metaphoric landscape in which sensitive beings are in synergy with their allegorical macrocosm. Moore works as a freelance editor, compositor and animator as well as teaching workshops in New Media practices. www.allisonmoore.net