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.
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
Low Frequency Skies
I’ve been hosting daily lunch breaks on Jitsi meet for about a week now. Trying to keep some friendly casual social connection in these turbulent times. Looks like it’s working ;) https://t.co/1xC5nIwfMs— Raphaël de Courville (@sableRaph) March 24, 2020
Raphael, the host of Creative Code Berlin, has a daily lunch session on weekdays on jitsi.
VJ Gairon organized a panel about video jockeying as part of their regular program (in Japanese).
A friend of mine, Shannon Stewart offers a movement session online.
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.
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.
I had a small coding jam session with @chimanaco in Vancouver, Canada and Elena in Cairo, Egypt.
Derrick is a friend from sfpc Machine Learning Literacy workshop, and he is offering livestreams and online courses about machine learning art.