On Tuesday, January 28th, Dubspot hosts the next user group for VDMX users featuring visual performing artist Alejandro Crawford (MGMT) who will speak about performing on the road.
Dubspot Visual Performance User Group NYC
Taking it On the Road with Alejandro Crawford (visualist for MGMT)
January 28th, 2014 from 9:15pm to 11pm
On January 28th, VDMX co-creator David Lublin will be joined by special guest Alejandro Crawford (visualist for MGMT and many others) who will share his some of his unique knowledge of creating visual poetry, building a massive rig, playing with all of the latest gadgets and putting it all together. Beyond getting ready for touring we’ll also talk with Alejandro about his work making interactive installations and other multimedia artwork.
To attend, please RSVP to our Facebook event and arrive early for sign-in. This FREE event is open to the public and space will be limited.
VDMX face shift effects by Alejandro Crawford
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3DxYZoTPYk Throwin Shapes by Alejandro Crawford
Visual performance has been part of the electronic music scene since the beginning, with VJs mixing video live along with a DJ or live PA, often in synchronization with the music. In the 21st century, visual performance has become an integral part of most electronic music events.
In this program you will explore the role of the visualist and prepare for the challenges you may face in a live show, while learning the basics of performing, producing, and manipulating visual content. You will also develop a deeper understanding of the history of visual performance, referencing the history of the performing arts and expanded cinema.
Visual Performance Level 1: Intro to Performing with Visuals
Visual Performance Level 2: Performance-Based Production
About This Program
Develop your creative vision through hands-on practice producing and performing while learning how to use a toolkit of the latest software. Create your own hardware and software setup for live shows. Learn from a variety of visualists and producers who are pushing the medium in new and unexpected directions. Create a recorded mix of visuals and your own music video.
Click here for detailed information on this program, including start dates and payment plans.
If you have questions, please call 877.DUBSPOT or send us a message.