One of the oldest tricks to create moving images is dynamic light. Fire, a candle, or even a lantern all immediately bring still objects into action – and that feeds our imagination!
In this electronics workshop participants will animate the shadows of favourite figures and toys by building an LED control circuit and a screen to project their movements and dances onto. In this way an ancestral narrative tradition will be revived and renewed through digital electronics.
j.crowe is an audiovisual artist, educator and technology developer based in Buenos Aires. His subject matter is analogue and digital electronics applied to the creation of live audiovisual experiences, objects, sculptures, and installations. Since 2008, he coordinates Laboratorio de Juguete (toy laboratory), a space for the dissemination of experimental practices with electronics.