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VIVO Education offers workshops and other events to learn how to make media art, sharing your ideas and following your curiosities. Local media artists provide the conceptual frameworks that enable you to apply technical knowledge in meaningful ways, opening up new aspects to your creative practice. These hands-on workshops take place in a creative, supportive, artist-friendly environment and cover a variety of technologies and techniques, including video editing, sound design, projection mapping, media installation. Class sizes are kept small to ensure a quality learning experience for everyone.
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Don’t see a workshop you think VIVO should be offering? Contact our Education Coordinator to make a suggestion.
Would you like to lead a workshop, but don’t know where to start? Our Education Coordinator will gladly help you develop your plan!
Past Special Projects
Halo by Tangible Interaction was a project featuring mentoring artists Neil McLaren and Leó Stefánsson, and taking place in the Fall 2016.
Mentees included Bryce Duyvewaardt, Ronald Ho, Harley Small, Sydney Thorne, Corine Bond, Melody Wang and Shavonne Yu.
Special thanks to BC Arts Council for making this project possible.
Video by Nancy Lee.
This mentorship program created by VIVO’s previous education coordinator, Emily Smith
SLAB: 2007-2012 (Studio LAB) – “making things that do things”
A hands-on workshop series in visual multimedia programming, real-time media manipuluation, circuit bending, physical computing, and all you need to know to get your art to move.
Vancouver Experimental Theremin Orchestra (VETO)
The Vancouver Experimental Theremin Orchestra (VETO) was formed by the participants in a theremin building workshop held at VIVO in the summer of 2011. VETO was formed out of and continues to be supported by the Education Program at VIVO Media Arts Centre. VETO has performed for the Signal + Noise Festival, The Xenakis Festival for Vancouver New Music, for Interactive Futures: Animal Influence (interactivefutures.ca), among other events.
“POV”: Persistence-Of-Vision Volumetric Display is a 3D platform designed at VIVO Media Arts Centre by artist Brady Marks. Marks is a sonic designer, programmer, and innovator, holding degrees in Computer Science and Interactive Arts and Technology.