San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Part one (10.00 - 13.00) of this workshop is facilated by Dr Caitilin de Bérigny, a media artist and researcher in the Design Lab, at the University of Sydney, Australia, is aimed at creating concepts to design light projections for the Australian Vivid Festival of Light, Music and Ideas, around Circular Quay in Sydney, Australia http://www.vividsydney.com/. This workshop will be dedicated to keys aspects surrounding the design and application for large-scale building projections. Students will gain insight into video installation art, media facades, and urban screen based technologies in order to conceptualise proposals to show their work in the Vivid Festival of Light Music and Ideas,in 2016.
Dr Caitilin de Bérigny is a media artist and researcher in the Design Lab, at the University of Sydney, Australia. Her research engages technologies to engage interaction design in urban space. Caitilin has exhibited large-scale interactive installation artworks internationally in Germany at Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe; in France at the ENSBA in Paris and Marseille; in the USA at the Commencement Gallery; in Canada at McGill; in Australia at the National Gallery; Canberra Contemporary Art Space and in Berlin at the Wekstad. She has studied, lived and worked in Paris and Marseille in France, and in Seattle in the US.
The second part (14.00 - 15.00) of this workshop on media facades and urban screens is facilated by Peter Canning, Director of High Resolution Lighting, who has been a Lighting Designer for the past 18 years. He is a graduate of Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication, London, where he majored in Television Lighting. He works extensively as a lighting designer, lighting director, lighting programmer and technical creative director in Ireland and internationally. As a lighting designer and creative director Peter has designed and delivered spectacle events merging lighting, projection and fireworks, including the GAA 125 anniversary celebrations in Croke Park and Skyfest for Ireland’s St Patrick’s Festival. Peter was alsopart of a team who picked up an Emmy at the 66th Television Academy’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, in Los Angeles. The team, under Al Gurdon, won for the category for ‘Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special’ for Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony.
A portfolio of Peter’s work is available for viewing on the High Res website – www.highreslighting.com
When & Where
Digital Arts and Humanities
DAH is a structured PhD programme and research consortium comprised of five academic partners (Maynooth University, National University of Ireland Galway, the Royal Irish Academy, Trinity College Dublin, University College Cork) and one devolved partner, Queen’s University Belfast. We currently have 70 students, at various stages of their PhD research, who are undertaking either a digital humanities or digital arts PhD – there is a list of their research statements on the DAH website (www.dahphd.ie).