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The Classic Clip

The Classic Clip

February 21, 2011 9:49 am / Uncategorized / No comments

Description: The Classic Clip is a workshop designed to translate the imagery of music to moving pictures. Over the course of 3 months, Cello teacher Romke Schram (in collaboration with our team) developed this workshop to explore the visual associations as well as the tempo of music. Students are asked […]

 
Expert Workshop: Gaming

Expert Workshop: Gaming

January 28, 2011 5:02 pm / Uncategorized / No comments

Description: The game theme concentrated on the design and development process of an what is called ‘pervasive’ games: games that crossing boundaries and taking it away from the computer screen. British media artist Matt Adams of  The Blast Theory gave a two day crash course on how game design affects the game […]

 
Sound Machines: Build Your Own Synthesizer

Sound Machines: Build Your Own Synthesizer

January 18, 2011 5:01 pm / Uncategorized / No comments

Description: The development of this workshop started with a short presentation on the functions of synthesizers. The presentation was not so much about sharing knowledge, but showing the creative possibilities of these music machines. One months later on tuesday night January 18, 2011 (to be exact) guitar teacher Vincent Zaalberg […]

 
Kaarsjesavond

Kaarsjesavond

December 14, 2010 4:57 pm / Uncategorized / No comments

Description: Kaarsjesavond is a recurring anual event in Zoetermeer. The historical main street ‘Dorpsstraat’ is lit by candles and everyone is in the Christmas spirit. CKC also contributes to this event by organising several Christmasy activitities. This year the Digital Art Lab was also joining the fun. In the hall […]

 
Rabobank Wii Presentation

Rabobank Wii Presentation

December 7, 2010 4:56 pm / Uncategorized / No comments

Description: The Digital Art Lab team gave a short demonstration of how Wii motes could be used as music instruments to CKC’s business relation the Rabobank. Patchingzone member Berit Janssen together with her college of STEIM (foundation for electro-instrumental music) showed how a Wii mote (literally a sensor that measures […]

 
Expert Workshop: Motion Tracking

Expert Workshop: Motion Tracking

December 3, 2010 12:56 pm / Uncategorized / No comments

Description: The motion tracking training was given by Joris Weijdom and Machiel Veltkamp from the research group ‘Virtual Theatre’ of the Utrecht School of Arts (HKU). This 2 days course was about how the computer follows movement (1), and how these computerized movement tracks could be used thearetrically (2).  The attention […]

 
Expert Workshop: Arduino Sound

Expert Workshop: Arduino Sound

November 12, 2010 12:12 pm / Uncategorized / No comments

Description: This theme concentrates on interactivity and sound. Media artist Dave Young was the expert invited to give a twoday intensive course where Arduino micro controllers were transformed into synthesizers using sensors. The technical aspect of this course (i.e., programming was required) turned out to be  a challenge for the […]

 
Official Opening

Official Opening

October 28, 2010 12:07 pm / Uncategorized / No comments

Description: October 28, 2010 was the official opening of the Digital Art Lab as physical space in the CKC. It was the first milestone in the project ‘Realisation Digital Art Lab’. Municipal councillor Mariëtte van Leeuwen (Education & Adolescents) opened the lab ceremonially, after a number of presentations. Chairman Mr. J. C.G. […]

 
Expert Workshop: Video

Expert Workshop: Video

October 26, 2010 12:05 pm / Uncategorized / No comments

Description: The video theme is based on the methodology of the One Minutes organisation: a global organisation which teaches adolescents to make a video of precisely 60 seconds. Video artist Vivian Wenli was the expert invited to give a twoday intensive workshop for the CKC design team. In this workshop participants […]

 
Floor Storm

Floor Storm

October 12, 2010 12:10 pm / Uncategorized / No comments

Description: The Floorstorm was a guarilla brainstorm session in the foyer of the CKC. Kids from 4 local primary schools were asked what they associated with the word ‘Digital,’ ‘Art,’ and ‘Lab’. They expressed their thoughts using both images and words and drawing these on the CKC floor. The floor […]