Digital Workshops


  • Video Projections (UK)
  • 17th-18th November 2018
  • 10am – 5pm
  • €150
Fire Station Artists’ Studios is delighted to welcome back Rebecca Smith, from Urban Projections UK. This two day intensive course will provide professional practising visual artists’ with the skills and knowledge to produce their own installation and mapped video projection aimed at large scale gallery installation. Artists’ will learn the workflow and practicalities of how to plan, produce, and post-produce a video projection mapped work onto sculptural objects/ 3D forms/ assemblages.
These principles will be applied to learn the process of mapping onto architectural/ public buildings.
Aims & Objectives:
- To learn the workflow from planning, to production, and post-production, towards the installation of a video projection mapped artwork for a gallery installation and/or
outdoor building.
- To become skilled, knowledgeable and self sufficient in producing a video projection mapped artwork.
- To learn skills and workflow principles is using the required hardware and software.
Requirements for this course:
- Artists’ must have experience in working with mac or pc software.
- Experience with software maybe in either video editing, photoshop, etc.
- Video projectors will be supplied by Fire Station Artists’ Studios (FSAS).
- FSAS will have 4 computers available on a first come first serve basis.
- If you have your own laptop, this will be perfect to take part in the course.
About Urban Projections - Rebecca Smith:
Urban Projections is the work and collaborations of multimedia artist Rebecca Smith. Fusing hand-crafted art-forms with with digital technologies, her work seeks to surprise and engage audiences with its playful tone and interactivity. Constantly striving to push the boundaries of her discipline, Rebecca create's unique digital experiences.
Rebecca’s work seeks to discover new, and original, ways of presenting digital media for audience interaction, pushing the boundaries of creative possibility and pioneering new approaches to mixed media application. Above all, her work always remains accessible to its audience, regardless of the intricacy of its design.
Rebecca’s work has been viewed in prestigious venues throughout the UK and Europe, such as The Saatchi Gallery, Tate, The Royal Academy of Arts and The Royal Albert Hall.
However, her work is equally at home on the streets and in unusual outdoor locations. With a heavy influence of street art culture, and love of abandoned sites and objects, she uses forgotten spaces as a canvas for much her work. From 8-storey tower block, to pedestrian underpass or forest location, Rebecca has realised an array of mobile projection systems which further her performance possibilities and allow for truly site specific application.
With over fifteen years experience as a professional audio-visual performer, Rebecca has lead high quality, cross-boundary projects, workshops, and seminars at both educational institutions and within the community. Sharing her enthusiasm and passion for arts and technology she actively encourages new and creative ways of exchanging new media
practice. Check out this video to see more of Urban Projections work

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