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µChip 3 – Glitch Art workshop

19/03/2015 @ 12:00 - 13:30 GMT

Join Antonio Roberts for this one-off workshop in which he will lead participants on a journey through source code hacking and glitch art

In this part theory, part practice workshop, hellocatfood will take you through a brief history of glitches, noise, and their impact on art, music and popular culture. The practical side of the workshop will delve into the common techniques utilised by glitch artists, such as hacking codecs, modifying hardware and repurposing commonly used software.

For the practical part of the workshop you’ll need a laptop/computer (Mac/Windows/Linux) with the following software installed: GIMP, Audacity & a good text editor such as Notepad++, TextEdit or Gedit.

Depending on time and interest from participants, we may be able extend software covered. If possible, please have installed: Processing, Pure Data, ffmpeg/libav, Imagemagick, Inkscape & Blender.

All of the software required for this workshop is freely available, and there’ll also be some toys on hand for you to experiment with.

The workshop is presented as part of µChip3, a 3-day event celebrating Chiptune music, digital art, hacking, modified hardware and unconventional approaches to making music and visual art.

The workshop is open to all ages, no prior experience necessary.


12:00 - 13:30 GMT
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Vivid Projects
16 Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B5 5RT United Kingdom