January 24, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm$15
Michele Barker and Anna Munster have collaborated for over twenty years focusing on experimental cinema and responsive media environments as a way of exploring perception, embodiment and movement. Join the artists in this 1- day workshop designed to explore some of these ideas and techniques as seen in their most recent work ‘pull’, presented as part of the Experimenta Make Sense exhibition.
Participants will be guided through an introduction to slow motion in moving image and changes to time in accompanying audio. They will be provided with a range of hands-on techniques to address how slow motion cinema can be used to explore time, movement and forces – both human and beyond. The workshop will also experiment with audio recording and its relation to slow motion visuals.
Date: Friday, 24th January 2020
Time: 10am to 4pm (6 hours with lunch-break)
Venue: Packsaddle Studio, Behind NERAM
Cost: $13 Friends of NERAM/$15 General
Materials: Participants must bring their own USB stick to take home a copy of final project. BYO Lunch.
Video and sound recording equipment will be provided for group use, however participants are encouraged their own if they have access (GoPro 5 or 6 and any mobile phones or other cameras that can shoot faster speeds – above 25 frames per second. Phone cameras often shoot up to 240fps)
Age and Experience: This workshop is suitable for participants 15 years and over. No previous knowledge or skill is required – artists of various interests and skill levels are encouraged to participate.
Maximum 10 attendees.
About the Artists:
Michele Barker and Anna Munster have collaborated for over twenty years. Their most recent work focuses on experimental cinema and responsive media environments as a way of exploring perception, embodiment and movement. Their work has been included in Vidarte, the Mexican Biennale of Video Art; MOCA, Taipei; The Photographer’s Gallery, London; FILE Festival, Sao Paolo; Museum of Art, Seoul; and the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Following a residency at Eyebeam in New York, Barker and Munster developed the award winning multichannel work Struck, which was exhibited in Australia, the US, China and Taiwan. Recent works include évasion (UTS Gallery, Sydney, 2014), an 8-channel responsive installation working across dance, performance and the moving image; and the multi-channel interactive work HokusPokus (Watermans Gallery London, 2012), which explores the relations between perception, magic and early moving image technologies. This work was chosen to represent Australasia as part of the International Festival of Digital Art and the Cultural Olympiad in London (2012). www.sensesofperception.info
Image Credit: Michele Barker and Anna Munster, ‘pull’, 2017, multi-channel audiovisual installation, Dimensions variable, Duration 6:56 mins. continuous loop.