SPECULATIVE DEMOFORMANCES: Collaborative Photo and Video Workshop
with Torsten Zenas Burns & Darrin Martin
June 30th and July 1, 2012
$75 general | $60 for DAC Members (price includes book!)
LEARN THE SECRETS OF GROUP SCI-FI EVENT / BOOK / VIDEO / IMPROVISATORY PRODUCTION!
Join video & performance artists Torsten Zenas Burns & Darrin Martin for a two-day workshop culminating in an omnibus collaborative print-on-demand book, video work and public screening! Inspired by Burns & Martin’s exhibitions at DAC: WHAT-IF? & DEMOFORMANCES, participants will spend a Saturday afternoon collaboratively producing a set, improvising characters and scenes, shooting video and taking digital pictures of the preceding events, chaos and all! Various speculative themes including Cos-play role playing, Post-Human fictions, Re-imagined body, and Humor!
On Sunday, the group will reunite to share their recorded media and work with Burns & Martin to create images for their own pages in the book! Finally, at a date to be set, the group will convene yet again for a public screening of their individually produced works at Dumbo Arts Center and an on-line video channel!
* Saturday, June 30, 12-3 PM: Improvisational video shoot using a variety of low & high tech digital cameras. Participants should bring various props both inorganic & organic, costume elements, change of clothes etc. No experience necessary.
* Sunday, July 1: Â 12-3 PM: Participants will create images from their shot footage with a variety of software for online uploading to a collaborative online BLURB book.
* ONGOING: Video pieces will be created by participants and uploaded to a special DAC Vimeo channel and a screening will be scheduled!
A sample of Torsten Zenas Burns & Darrin Martin Collaborative Books:
A sample of Torsten Zenas Burns & Darrin Martin Collaborative Videos: