Aaron Pollard Josée Brouillard Allison Moore Shadow/Light Presence/Absence Research tools for creating video projections

Date(s): Feb 6th 2016
Feb 13th 2016
Feb 14th 2016
Feb 20th 2016

Training

J. Brouillard, 2015

This master class explores light and shadow as central components to the recording and display of video. This workshop is designed for visually oriented professional media artists who are interested in an expanded, hands-on approaches to recording and presenting video. Pollard, Brouillard and Moore share their skills and experiences in the development of in-situ installations and performances that capture the human form in movement and deploy a variety of video display technologies. Participants will begin by recording video material in a studio environment, allowing them to control lighting and to work with high contrast imagery along with some green screen production. This material will serve as a basis for the subsequent creative and technical exercises involving editing, composition and presentation technologies.

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J. Brouillard, 2015

Aaron Pollard is a multidisciplinary artist from Montreal who has been producing and presenting video art and multimedia performances since the early 1990s. His works have been shown in Canada and abroad. He studied at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design and Concordia University, where he completed an MFA. He is the co-founder of 2boys.tv as well as researcher and head of OBORO’s multimedia sector.

2boys.tv

Josée Brouillard is a media artist. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Concordia University (2012) and, prior to this, a DEC in Theatre Production (Collège Lionel-Groulx) and in Photography (Cégep du Vieux-Montréal), where she began exploring lighting and staging. Her education has led her to explore materials and lighting (and light as material) though the use of various modes of transmission and display technologies.

joseebrouillard.com/projects

Native to Victoria, British-Colombia, Allison Moore studied interdisciplinary art and video at Concordia University where she received in 2005 a Bachelor’s degree with honours in Fine Arts. Active in the artistic community in Canada and abroad for the past ten years, she has participated in numerous exhibitions, residencies, workshops and events. Her work explores in a playful and systemic manner the fascinating universe of the dematerialization and the decontextualization of the image and the body as much on a conceptual level than on a technological one.

allisonmoore.net