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Open Signal

2766 Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard

Portland, OR 97212

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Instructor: Stephen Slappe

Location: Open Signal

Ages: 16+

Capacity: 12

Schedule: 3 3/hr sessions

Times: 6:00-9:00pm

Dates: May 24, 31 and June 7

This workshop, taught by Stephen Slappe, will introduce you to basic techniques of video installation, and ways you can use video projection as a creative medium. Scripting spatial experiences, looping and cycling moving images, sound-image-space relationships and synchronization will be covered, through hands-on exercises and discussions.

This class certifies you as an Advanced New Media Producer, which means you can reserve Open Signal’s video installation equipment, video mixers, projectors, TVs and rear projection screens for free, as well as submit videos to our cable channels.


Getting Here

Open Signal is located off the #6 bus line. If you are driving to Open Signal we have a parking lot located on NE Graham. Our main entrance is located on the corner of NE Graham and NE MLK. For directions please call our main line at (503) 288-1515.

Equipment Certification

Open Signal workshops typically grant certification on the equipment and software taught in the course unless otherwise noted. Workshops participants must attend ALL workshop sessions in order to receive certification. No make-up sessions will be allowed except in cases of emergency. Participants must contact ebarrios@opensignalpdx.org to be considered for make-up sessions.

Arriving Late or Missing a Workshop

If you miss the first day or are more than 30 minutes late, you will lose your place in the workshop.

Cancellation Policies for Workshops

  • Workshops must meet the minimum enrollment requirement for the workshop to take place. If a workshop is cancelled due to lack of enrollment, students will be notified 24 hours in advance. Participants may apply their class credit to take another OS workshop or can receive a full refund.

  • You may cancel up to 3 days in advance to receive a full refund. There will be no refunds or transfers if you cancel with less than three days notice or fail to show up.

  • Please allow 2-3 business days for all refunds to be processed.

In the event of an emergency, exchanges for class credit may be offered at the discretion of Open Signal Management. For questions or concerns about your registration, please contact the Media Education department at (503) 673- 8649 or email ebarrios@opensignalpdx.org.

Inclement Weather Policy

Open Signal follows the Portland Public Schools weather closure policy. If a workshop is closed to inclement weather, we will attempt to reschedule the workshop within the term. Full refunds or class exchanges will be offered if students can not make the rescheduled date.

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