This week was the last class of the Super 8mm Film workshop. Participants spent the whole class editing their films. They are ready for the film premiere on Sept 26 at Queens Museum. Congratulations to all participants. All of you have … Continue reading Super 8mm Film. Last class.
Week 5 marked the mile stone of this Quantified Selfie production workshop. At this point, our students had accumulated 5 weeks worth of self-tracking data that in some way represent who they were as individual, for example: health, routines, interests, diet, learning, … Continue reading SELF PORTRAIT SERIES; WEEK 5
During this 5th week, the students with artist Sol Aramendi, went to visit Híbridos Collective and Ele Eme Project in Jackson Heights and meet artists Asia Sztencel and Claro at the Queens Museum. Hibridos Collective talked to the class about … Continue reading SOCIAL PRACTICE 101. WEEK 5
I began the workshop today by introducing two artists to the students. First, artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg, and her project, Stranger Visions, In this well-made documentation video on her project ,Dewey-Hagborg created portrait sculptures from analyses of genetic material collected in … Continue reading SELF PORTRAIT SERIES; WEEK 4
During this 4th week, the students with artist Sol Aramendi, went to visit the Interference Archive in Gowanus and Mary Mattingly studio in Dumbo, both based in Brooklyn. The class was able to learn more about different types of social practice: an archive … Continue reading SOCIAL PRACTICE 101. WEEK 4
This week we started learning the craft of editing. After we screened the footage -which was superb exciting to see everyone’s work- we got familiar with the editing machine and learnt how to cut and tape the film. Participants started … Continue reading Super 8mm film. Editing.
This week we visit the Cooper Hewitt Museum. This is the only museum in the nation devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. We came also to learn about how collecting data could be very useful in terms of creation. Thanks to … Continue reading Self-portraits workshop at Cooper Hewitt Museum
This week participants produced their first short super 8mm film. They spent half-day filming their own projects and the other half helping out their classmates on their films. It was a team work. It was a beautiful day. Some participants … Continue reading SUPER 8MM. FILM SHOOT DAY. WEEK 5
Students with artist and educator Sol Aramendi, visited Local Project in Long Island City and learned more about Social Practices. During this class, 5 artists presented their social art work based in NYC, and after that, the students had the … Continue reading Social Practice 101. Week 3