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Easy Projection Mapping: Joint Re/Lab + PIRT Workshop

Easy Projection Mapping
Joint Re/Lab + PIRT Workshop
with Angela Ferraiolo

Friday, April 8, 2016 2-7pm

66 5th Avenue, Room N404

Space is limited so you must fill out RSVP application here.

DESCRIPTION: Projection mapping or spatial AR combines filmmaking with architecture to expand cinema to 3D surfaces. Using sculpture, rooms, and even buildings as a projection surface, mappers design films that work in 3D space. In this no-stress, hands-on workshop, students will learn the basics of projection mapping using the free, open source software VPT. Filmmakers are encouraged to bring their own digital footage for use in the workshop.

This workshop is FREE but space is limited.

ABOUT THE ARTIST: Angela Ferraiolo is a new media writer and filmmaker. Professionally she has worked for RKO, H20 Productions, Westwood Studios, and Electronic Arts. Her experimental films have screen nationally and internationally including ISEA, NYFF, AIEFF, Courtisane Festival, International Conference of Generative Art Rome. She teaches Playable Media at Sarah Lawrence College.

ABOUT RE/LAB: The Re-Emergent Media Research Lab is premised on the idea that students of media think and engage more meaningfully when they deeply understand the material history of their subject, Re/Lab encourages media innovation that is critically and historically informed for a sustainable creative future. Find out more at http://smscommons.newschool.edu/relab/.

ABOUT PIRT: The Public Interactives Research Team is a research-design project led by School of Media Studies Dean Anne Balsamo. Team members include School of Media Studies and Sarah Lawrence College faculty alongside Parsons School of Design and School of Media Studies graduate students. The team’s current research design projects include The AIDS Quilt Touch Digital Experience (funded by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Microsoft Research, and The New School), prototyping embodied interfaces, and exploring interactivity in the wild. Please visit our site for more info: http://smscommons.newschool.edu/pirt/

Participants will need to bring a laptop and should preinstall the following software:
>>VPT https://hcgilje.wordpress.com/vpt/
>>MPEG StreamClip http://www.squared5.com
Note: After Effects or Premiere will come in handy also, especially to create looping videos.
>>Video We encourage attendees to bring their own samples to ‘play’ with. Video should be in .mp4 format and at most at 960×540, though some can be compressed using StreamClip during the workshop.
For more info, contact relab@newschool.edu

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