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Welcome to Video Pool Media Arts Centre

 

 Intro to Multimedia Design Intensive

Hosted by Theatre Projects Manitoba held at Video Pool Media Arts Centre

Led by longtime Ghost River Theatre (Tomorrow’s Child) audiovisual designer and programmer Matthew Waddell, the Intro to Multimedia Design Intensive is a hands-on introduction to the latest tools and techniques used in sound and video design for theatre and multimedia performance. This four-day, 18 hour, workshop will combine lectures, live demos and in-class exercises that will guide participants through the process of digital audiovisual design and show control from conception to delivery. The intensive is intended for students, technicians, designers, artists and educators with little to novice experience with multimedia design or digital tools.

THE INTENSIVE COVERS

• QLab as a multimedia playback and control system.

• Audio techniques and tools 

• Video techniques and tools

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Introduction to Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator with Nicole Shimonek

Participants will use basic design relationships to combine various elements to produce print ready documents. This workshop will go through process and tools of working in Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign. Students will learn to integrate them to produce design solutions. In order to prepare participants should bring drawing supplies and photos with them to the class.  

 

Dates: Tuesday December 5 & Wednesday December 6, 2017  (6pm-9pm)

Fees: Fees: $80 member / $100 non-member

Location: Video Pool Studio (300 – 100 Arthur St.)

Limit: 6 Participants

 

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Scott Leroux Fund for Media Arts Exploration

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Deadline: October 16, 2017

Residency to take place: early 2018

ABOUT THE FUND:

Scott Leroux was a unique and creative force during the time he spent making artwork at Video Pool Media Arts Centre. He had boundless energy and an ability to bring people together around his and others’ acts of expression. Suddenly, and sadly, Scott passed away on October 29, 2016. Video Pool is honoured to announce that his legacy will continue through a fund created by the Leroux family in Scott’s name that offers $1,200 for a one-month residency in our new Poolside Gallery. Artists will produce new work and are encouraged to spend this time experimenting and pushing the boundaries of Media Arts, using Poolside as a ‘living laboratory’ where work can be explored, developed, exhibited, and discussed.

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Final Cut Pro X with Amanda Kindzierski

Final Cut Pro X is a revolutionary video editing application that makes it possible for beginners and seasoned professionals to achieve stunning results. This two-evening, hands-on workshop teaches students to perform basic editing functions while becoming familiar with the user interface. Start with basic video editing techniques and learn the practical techniques used daily in editing projects. If you’re new to editing video or are thinking of making the switch to FCPX from FCP7 or Premiere, this is the workshop for you!

The workshop will focus on areas such as file management, taming the magnetic timeline, basic editing tools, filters and effects and so much more.

FCPXDates: Saturday November 25 + Sunday November 26 from (noon – 4pm)

Fees: $90 member / $110 non-member

Location: Video Pool Studio (300 – 100 Arthur St.)

Limit: 6 Participants

Instructor: Amanda Kindzierski

 

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 Projection Mapping with jaymez

This two day workshop with local projection artist jaymez will be an intensive introduction into the world of projection and architectural mapping. This course is focused on the theories and practices of taking projections outside of the rectangle and shine light on the secrets of bringing structures to life video.   Participants will be introduced to a number of methods and techniques for twisting their video images around physical objects using a variety of software applications.  Because of the intensive nature of this workshop, participants are expected to have some knowledge of video editing, exporting and codec and should come with some clips ready to be manipulated.  Participants are also encouraged to bring objects that can be mapped on, no specific size or shape requirements, however the should fit in the video pool studio.  

It is advised that participants have some knowledge of video editing.  There will be talk of  about codecs and aspect ratios and media formats.  Also they will be doing some pre-mapping in premiere / final cut / after effects, so it will help if the participants know their way around one of those programs.

mapping workshop

 

Dates: Tuesday, November 14 and Wednesday, November 15 (6pm – 9 pm)

Fees: $80 member / $100 non-member

Location: Video Pool Studio (300 – 100 Arthur St.)

Limit: 6 Participants

Instructor: jaymez

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pH: Measurement of Success

Kelly Ruth

Exhibition: October 6 – 28 2017

Artist Presentation: Friday October 6: 6pm
Reception: Friday October 6: 7 pm

Gallery hours: Wed – Sat 12 – 5 closed long weekends
Poolside Gallery is located on the 2nd flr of Artspace Building 100 Arthur st Winnipeg MB

Adjunct presentation with
send+receive: a festival of sound
 http://sendandreceive.org/

pH: Measurement of Success is an interactive sound and light installation which uses conductive thread for circuits which are hand woven into cloth. At the heart of the installation is a hand woven cloth, dyed using plants, which represents the coral reef. Additionally a sound composition for the piece is designed in many parts and is affected by the presence of humans within the space.

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Video Pool Media Arts Centre announces Isolated Landscapes: Video by Prairie Women (1984-2009)

Still from August by Sharon Alward

Still from August by Sharon Alward

Isolated Landscapes:

Video by Prairie Women (1984-2009)

November 3 to December 1, 2017

Video Pool Media Arts Centre announces the exhibition Isolated Landscapes: Video by Prairie Women (1984-2009), curated by Kathy Rae Huffman. In development for over a year, the project will have four components: A physical Exhibition; an online exhibition; a series of public Gatherings; and a touring screening series in 2018.

Isolated Landscapes: Video by Prairie Women (1984-2009) is a major exhibition of the history of video art by women who live and work in the central Canadian region, or who have been informed by years of residing in (or growing up in) the region. The nineteen works in the exhibition (by twenty-one artists) were produced between 1984 -2009 and play a prominent role in the history of Winnipeg’s legendary Video Pool Media Arts Centre. The project represents pioneering, early video art production by women artists working in various genres, reveals their ability to utilize the available technology of the time, and many works respond to the region’s isolation and starkness, revealed in geographical, cultural and personal landscapes.

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Call for Submission: Isolated Landscapes Gathering

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Deadline for submission:  September 15, 2017

Video Pool Media Arts Centre invites proposals from cis and trans-women, and trans and non-binaryartists for presentations/performances, thematic subjects and points of view for The Gathering, whichwill take place Saturday, 18 November 2017, 10:30 – 5:30,and Sunday, 19 November 2017, 1:00 – 4:30.

The Gathering is a free public program, open to all.  It will be a day-long discussion moderated by Ardele Lister, on the occasion of the exhibition:  Isolated Landscapes: Video by Prairie Women (1984-2009)curated by Kathy Rae Huffman from the Video Pool Media Arts Centre Video Archive.  

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Artistic Survival with Shawna Dempsey

Shawna Dempsey will share her tips for artistic survival, including grant writing do’s and don’ts, the importance of income diversification and how to build relationships that lead to opportunities. Topics covered in the workshop will also include budgeting, bookkeeping and risk management. Art is hard, but the even harder part is making a living at it.

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Dates: Tuesday, October 24 (6pm-9pm)

Fees: $35 member / $55 non-member

Location: Video Pool Studio (300 – 100 Arthur St.)

Limit: 15 Participants

Instructor: Shawna Dempsey

 

 

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