During 4 days a selection of events and activities will be presented at the Mapping Festival in Geneva to highlight the artistic potential of digital arts and digital culture. International artists and specialists will offer AV performances, DJ sets, workshops, round tables and conferences.
The full program of this 15th edition which will take place from 23 to 26 may is available on 2019.mappingfestival.com
Among the many quality events, exhibitions and performances proposed, 2 workshops in particular are not to be missed if you want to have the opportunity to learn how shaders work and how create to your owns as well learn how to build wireless LED systems!
Shader Programming Primer: Real-Time Animation and Effects with GLSL : a Leander Herzog (Switzerland) workshop proposed by the Mapping Festival, Geneva :
During this introduction to shaders, visual artist and web developer Leander Herzog will guide you through the program: its basics, tools available and its best uses. Write your first GLSL language (OpenGL Shading Language) and learn how to code your first shapes, patterns and animations in real time.
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Spatializing Light: Building Wireless Systems by Michael Ang (Berlin), a workshop proposed by the Mapping Festival, Geneva :
The Internet of things is in the spotlight. By building and controlling LED wireless lighting systems, the engineering artist, Michael Lang, will demonstrate how to develop lighting compositions, installations, performances and spatialized interventions. Participants will discover the creative world of the artist and be aware of new technologies and visual arts. These low-cost, battery-powered, and easily transportable systems can be integrated with Ableton Live, VJ Software or code-controlled.