By Sharon Wangari
In March, the iHub and the Goethe Institut held the first phase of the Digital Art Competition which brought together Nairobi’s finest talent in art. This was closely followed by an exciting workshop, in July, on creating music, sound and interactive installations for spaces which was hosted by two design experts from Germany, Johannes Helberger and Johannes Timpernagel..
Goethe Institut now brings you the second phase of the digital art competition,Generative Audio & Visual Design Workshop, which will be hosted by Johannes Helberger (www.klingklangklong.com) and Sebastian Huber (www.schnellebuntebilder.de). The deadline for submissions is 1 October.
To participate, send your CV and a short motivational letter to [email protected] Your application must be submitted in English.
This workshop has a limited capacity and the participants will be confirmed by 5th October.
Day 1: VVVV Basics
On the first day, the key areas we will focus on will be
- Possibilities and features of vvvvv.
- Basic concepts of vvv.
- How to generate audio and visual output with vvvv.
Day 2: Generative Design
Key focus areas will be:
- Generative design principles.
- How algorithms define visual scapes.
- How can my visuals create generative sound.
Day 3: AudioVisual Connection
Key focus areas:
- Signal processing (audio analysis).
- User inputs.
The Generative Audio & Visual Design workshop will be held at the Goethe-Institut Auditorium, No. 3 Monrovia Street, Maendeleo House, Nairobi from 8th – 10th October from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.
See you there!