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PIXELSTICK WORKSHOP at SERDE Arts Centre, 2-5 May

Submitted by signe on Wed, 03/28/2018 - 13:39

From 2 to 5 May SERDE Arts Centre (Aizpute, Latvia), in collaboration with MPLab (Liepaja, Latvia) and nadine (Brussels, Belgium), organizes a four-day workshop to discover the device 'Pixelstick' http://www.thepixelstick.com.

Pixelstick is a versatile tool that was developed two years ago as a Kickstarter project.

Using the 200LEDs-stick and a slow shutter speed camera, one can add existing photos that are uploaded onto the stick, to any existing -low light- environment.

The four-day workshop is led by the artists Bartaku and Various Artists.

The participants explore a new direction in the medium of photography using this recently developed work tool. During the workshop we explore the artistic possibilities of this tool.

Participants will first learn how to prepare the stick for use - including preparing and uploading photos) - and get familiar with how to handle the device: generating the images with body and stick; settings for mobile phone and/or (pinhole) camera. After this introduction, experimenting starts with participants using their own individual images in spaces that they find suitable.

On Sunday 6 May the digital and printed photographic results of the workshop will be showcased at SERDE.

 

The setting:

Technical preparations: SERDE Arts Center

Experiments: Aizpute town // surroundings

 

Requirements:

Pre-existing knowledge: basics of photography

 

Preparation:

Recommended to check the Pixelstick documentation.

Bring a selection of photos and camera.

 

Participation fee:

100€ (covers accommodation in shared rooms - 40€, and food - 60€)

Please note that this fee does not include the transport to Aizpute, this needs to be organized by the participants.

 

The workshop is limited to 15 people.

Please send us your motivation and bio to smg.serde@gmail.com by 10 April 2018.

 

>> Documentation of first explorations during workshop at nadine in Brussels in August 2017

(with Bartaku, Various Artists, and Shelbatra Jashari)
http://nadine.be/event/morpho/workshop-pixelstick-various-artists

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