[microsound-announce] Creative Coding with Processing Workshop - 10 Jan - Sheffield

Jake Harries jakeharries at gmail.com
Wed Jan 4 07:43:29 EST 2017

Creative Coding with Processing
Tutor - Alex McLean

Access Space kicks off the new year with a great creative tech workshop at
our newly developed Access Space Labs on Fitzalan Square, opposite
Sheffield Institute of Art and Design.

Tuesday 10 January 2017, 5.30pm to 8.00pm

£20 waged, £15 concessions, plus Eventbrite fee.
(all proceeds go towards Access Space's charitable work)

Maximum 10 places - pre-booking essential.

A hands-on taster workshop on the popular and free/open source "Processing"
environment for creative coding.
Suitable for complete beginners, this workshop will introduce Processing as
a creative environment for exploring ideas with visuals and sounds.

In this taster workshop we'll cover things like:
- Creative coding - where code fits into the creative process
- The Processing environment, using the editor, and signposting online
- Working with code - strategies for reusing and learning code
- Animation - creating live graphic animation using Processing
- Simple audio processing - creating graphics that respond to sound input
Please bring your own laptop, or otherwise let us know so we can try to
find a computer for you to use.
Feedback from participants will guide a creative coding workshop series
starting early 2017.

The workshop will be taught by Alex McLean (http://slab.org), who has over
15 years experience working with creative coding in the digital arts,
including live coded electronic music, interactive installations and
several research projects. Alex is an award-winning software artist, and
completed a PhD in Arts and Computational Technology with his thesis
"Artist-Programmers and Programming Languages for the Arts by Goldsmiths in
2011. He regularly performs with TidalCycles, a live coding environment he
created for making live music from code-based pattern.

Book your place at:

Google map:


All the best

Jake Harries, Director of Arts and Innovation
www.access-space.org  +44(0)114 249 5522
@accessspace facebook.com/accessspace
3-7 Sidney St, Sheffield, S1 4RG, UK
jake at access-space.org
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