Workshop presented by A-li-ce (FR)

Nostalgics of Tetris, Atari and disk games: at High Definition time, take pencils and scissors to make your handmade pixels. The 8-bit aesthetic has much to invent, even when it is homemade and mixed with current technology!
The objective of the workshop is to initiate participants to the process of visual content creation for live performance, without any limit in creativity and content, starting from raw material (paper, collages), to numerical matter (After Effects animation and then live animation). Participants will have to handcraft 8-bit visuals (characters, graphics, etc), scan them, vectorize them, and then animate them using After Effects, in order to intergrate them to their live set.

Date/Time : Friday May 3rd to Saturday May 4th, From 9am to 1pm
Venue : Spoutnik Cinema
Objectives : Initiation to Vjing while creating matter.
Number of participants : 10 maximum
Required skills : Basic knowledge of visual and video creation softwares (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, etc) and VJ softwares.
Required material : Laptop+squared paper sheets, pencils, markers, etc.
Price : CHF 90.-

A-li-ce, born in 1981 and based in Paris, works as a multi-projects videomaker and as a video live performer since 2004 around Europe.
She uses different techniques as animation paper and video, bringing the public from wonderland to darker realities. Her work deals with identity questions, with humour and also acidity.
She participated to many audiovisual festivals (Mapping Festival (Ch), Paysages électroniques (Fr), Videoformes (Fr), Visual Berlin Festival (De), Vision Sonic, Vision'R (Fr), DokFest Festival (De), Celeste Prize International Art Prize (USA), etc.), including solo vj sets, and collective projects with Homemade Collective
audiovisual label and the duo:NÄ:.
In the same time, she works with theater and puppet companies, creating video for the stage and audiovisual installations. Her music videos and short animation movies have been screened in many festivals as International Animation Film Festival of Moscow ( 2011), Cinemabrut (2010), International Animation Film Festival of Stuttgart (music video selection - 2011), etc.