Isadora: Interactive Multimedia Workshop – with Tim Gruchy
Event Date: Sat 13 Nov
Event Time: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Event Location: Media & VR Studio
‘Isadora’ is an object oriented programming environment designed by artists for artists. It is very easy to learn and suitable for beginners through to experts. It’s an ideal platform for creating interactive multimedia projects and any audio visual requirements, including multiscreen display and 3D mapping for live performance, theatre, interactive installations and more.
This workshop will cover the following:
- Presentation by Tim Gruchy of projects made in Isadora, from very simple to extremely complex
- Introduction to Isadora basics
- Example tasks for participants
- More in depth understanding of the Isadora capabilities, subject to the interests of participants
Participants should bring:
- Their own laptop or computer, with ideally a second monitor (though not essential). Computers should have a webcam, either inbuilt or external.
- ‘Isadora’ fully preinstalled and registered (essential). Isadora runs on MacOS and Windows and the licensing model includes a very inexpensive one week rental of $10 USD or a monthly subscription of $17.50 USD. Isadora can be downloaded here: https://troikatronix.com/get-it/
- Please also bring your multimedia ideas and media that relates. This could be picture files, digital video files or audio files.
Cost: $40 / $35 conc.
Please call The Riddoch on 8721 2563 to book your place (please note: bookings are not taken through social media as payment is required at time of booking).
*All events are subject to changes and COVID conditions – participants will be advised accordingly closer to the event.*
Meet Tim Gruchy
Tim Gruchy’s extensive career spans the exploration and composition of immersive and interactive multimedia through installation, music and performance, whilst redefining its’ role and challenging the delineations between cultural sectors. He has exhibited multimedia works, photography, video, music and performance since the early 1980s as well as his larger
expressions in the public art arenas. His works are held in private, corporate and museum collections. He has lectured and facilitated workshops in video art and interactive digital design at creative institutions around the world and is currently Art Director and Distinguished Professor of the Digital Art Department, Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts and an Adjunct Research Professor at the University of South Australia.
Find out more about Tim and view a selection of his work at www.grup.tv