hyperreal sensations

A three-part workshop series that took place at InterAccess in Toronto, ON

Hiba Ali will teach you how to use Blender, an open-source digital animation tool used by artists for practices in new media, animation, and digital painting. You will learn how to use Blender and combine it with video editing applications, such as Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Lightworks or iMovie. You will also learn how to generate audio landscapes. The aim of this workshop series is to generate a 3 - 5 minute video that combines 3D animation with audio, found footage, and live video recordings. Throughout the series, you will discover contemporary digital artists, approaches, and methodologies of the digital media landscape.


Part 1: Saturday, February 1, 2020 Part 2: Saturday, February 8, 2020 Part 3: Saturday, February 15, 2020

Time: 1PM-4PM

Registration Costs:

Membership Price: $180 Regular Price: $225

About the Instructor: Hiba Ali is a new media artist, writer, DJ, experimental music producer and curator based across Chicago, IL, Austin, TX, and Toronto, ON. Her performances and videos concern music, labour and power. She conducts reading groups addressing digital media and workshops with open-source technology. She is a PhD candidate in Cultural Studies at Queens University, Kingston, Canada. She has presented her work in Chicago, Stockholm, Toronto, New York, Istanbul, São Paulo, Detroit, Dubai, Austin, Vancouver, and Portland. She has written for THE SEEN Magazine, Newcity Chicago, Art Dubai, The State, VAM Magazine, ZORA: Medium, RTV Magazine, and Topical Cream Magazine. https://hibaali.info/

About Blender: Blender is a free and open source 3D creation suite that supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—from modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing, motion tracking, to video editing and 2D animation.