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Online Encounters March 2020

Online Encounters March 2020

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, we are more or less forced to stay at home - but thanks to amazing people around the world, there are numerous activities organized online. This is a memorandum of my online encounters in a chronological order.

X-tech studio: Creative Coding

Takawo gave a series of introductory lectures about p5.js in Japanese as part of X-tech studio program.

Cheers for Fears: Staging Complexity

Colleagues from the Academy of Media Arts and the Academy for Theater and Digitality organized a conference that people can join by zoom for discussions and by YouTube for passively watching the streaming.


Eulerroom has been organized as an online event for years, live-coders streaming their performances over a weekend. It was nice to see some friends around the world performing at the same event.

NxPC 10th Anniversary

NxPC.Lab is a project from IAMAS, a media art school in Ogaki, Japan. The VJ-and-DJ event took place for its 10th-anniversary at Circus Tokyo and live-streamed.

AMCJ #006

Originally planned as a offline event, Ableton and Max Community Japan organized a performance and a workshop featuring DIY Max4Live devices (in Japanese).

Creative Code Berlin

Creative Code Berlin organized an online coding jam, moved from their regular meetup at co.up in Berlin. Please see my article for details.

Low Frequency Skies

lunch group photo

Raphael, the host of Creative Code Berlin, has a daily lunch session on weekdays on jitsi.

VJ Gairon

VJ Gairon organized a panel about video jockeying as part of their regular program (in Japanese).

Shannon Stewart

A friend of mine, Shannon Stewart offers a movement session online.

Distant Feelings

Annie Abrahams has been organizing online sessions for years - and finally I joined the contemplation session (cover photo).

Vivet+ Sound x Interaction

Vivet+ switched their TidalCycles workshop and performance into a live-streaming.

NL_CL #1

iii and Netherlands Coding Live organized a live streaming event with music performances and artist talks as the first edition of their NL_CL format.


lunch group photo

I had a small coding jam session with @chimanaco in Vancouver, Canada and Elena in Cairo, Egypt.

Derrick Schultz

Derrick is a friend from sfpc Machine Learning Literacy workshop, and he is offering livestreams and online courses about machine learning art.

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