Presented by Arts House
Wed 13 – Fri 15 Feb, 10am – 4.30pm
North Melbourne Town Hall
521 Queensberry St,
Applications have now closed for this Makeshift
Makeshift Participants: Marco Cher-Gibard (VIC), Justin Dwyer (VIC), Emah Fox (VIC), Lichen Kep (VIC), Meri Leeworthy (VIC), Joshua Lowe (TAS), Jannah Quill (VIC), Francesco Recchia (TAS), Vijay Thillaimuthu (VIC), Sam Whiteside (NSW), Naretha Williams (VIC), Matthew Wilson (VIC)
Join internationally acclaimed AV artist Robin Fox in a hands-on workshop exploring the synaesthetic relationship between sound and lasers. The perfect synchronicity between technical immersion and laser madness, over three days participants will get a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of working with laser projectors. You will gain insight into creating phrases, mapping spaces and secondary surfaces and optics, practical safety and juggling the limitations of lasers while not compromising the conceptual vision.
Computer equipment and software will be available for use.
Who is it for?
This Makeshift is suitable for sound and visual artists who have a desire to explore ways of enhancing their work visually through lasers but haven’t had access to knowledge and equipment to start.We are committed to equality of opportunity and diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
If you require access support, including Auslan interpretation please let us know when applying.
Participants are provided with a $300 stipend and lunch each day.
Lead Makeshift artists determine the application and selection process for participating artists.
About the artist
Robin Fox is an internationally recognised world leader in experimental audio-visual performance and composition. His laser works have been performed in over 60 cities across the globe from Hobart to Oslo, and Montreal to Baku with so many in between. Sound is the primary focus of his practice and his greatest passion. Alongside AV works he composes abstract and beat-oriented music creating prolifically for contemporary dance and other performance contexts.
Image by – Bruno Destombes