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Shadow + Light Workshop

Ann Armstrong (a.k.a. Austin's Atlas and the Mixed Media Lab)

Monday, October 7, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Monday, November 4, 2013 at 9:00 PM (PDT)

Austin, TX

Shadow + Light Workshop

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....sculptuing light and shadow....

What: Over the course of 5 class meetings, we'll each brainstorm, conceptualize, wire, and build, one (or more, time permitting) light fixture/sculpture.

Who: Novices, experts, and everyone in between...
Where: Mixed Media Lab
When: Oct. 2013, Monday's 7-9pm (Starting Oct. 7. Five 2 hour workshops)
Cost: Suggested Donation 25$

Supplies: depending upon the project you design, you may need basic socket wiring set up, bulbs, etc.  Mixed Media Lab provides materials for mock-ups/maquettes.

Syllabus: (*some readings from the list at the bottom of this page may be assigned ahead of the first class meeting)

workshop 1-
1) introductions>
2) discussion: the history of light + light bulbs
3) take home: sketch/explore ideas for your light fixture, bring these to the next workshop to present + discuss

workshop 2-
1) present + discuss last week's take home, collective brainstorming
2)discussion: the vocabulary of light, and it's counterpoint, shadow
3) wiring / underwriter's knot tutorial
4) take home: continue fixture design, complete another design iteration, scope out materials to bring to the next workshop

workshop 3-
1) work session

workshop 4-
1) work session

workshop 5-
1) wrap up/documentation

Media: Open

Readings: In Praise of Shadows, Junichiro Tanizaki + TBD, Louis Kahn

Related Topics: Phenomenology, Husserl, Heiddigger, Life, Perception and Light, Darkness, Energy, Solar Power, Windows



When & Where


Mixed Media Lab
618 Tillery Street
Austin, TX 78702

Monday, October 7, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Monday, November 4, 2013 at 9:00 PM (PDT)


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Ann Armstrong (a.k.a. Austin's Atlas and the Mixed Media Lab)

**Austin's Atlas is a collaborative art project interested in discovering, capturing, and expanding Austin's sense of place. www.austinsatlas.com

**Ann Armstrong is an architect, welder, and artist living and working in Austin, Texas.  She loves art and the city, and is always looking for ways to engage the two. www.ann-made.org

 

 

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