Upcoming Workshops at Machine Project
Hi friends, we’re back from vacation and have some enticing new workshops lined up for the coming weeks.
Workshops: Projection Mapping Workshop
Thursday January 22nd, Monday January 26th, and Thursday January 29th // 7-10pm
Join artists Kate Parsons and Gareth Walsh for three evenings exploring the magic of projection mapping. Using found and constructed materials, participants will learn how to create an elaborate stage for projected content. We will create moving animation and video works that will be used to transform and augment the stage. Finally we will learn how to projection map motion works onto the stage and transform it into a magical display of moving light and sounds.
Workshops: LitTech: Tools and Creative Writing Workshop
Saturday, January 24th from 2-5pm
How do tools affect what we write, even how we think? And how do we find the right tool for the work of the moment? Come to Machine Project Saturday, January 24th for a hands-on exploration of how technology shapes the creative process. Esteemed author and essayist Joshua Wolf Shenk will guide participants through a series of exercises and free-writes using a variety of mediums: phones, typewriters, computers, old fashion pen and paper… Please bring a laptop and smart phone.
Workshops: Urban Cat Architecture
Caturday February 7th, Caturday February 14th, and Caturday February 28th // 1-4pm
Are you tired of smelly kitty litter stinking up your living room? Wish your cat would stop scratching up your faux leather couch? Do you desire safe housing for those alley cats? Do we have news for you! Introducing… Urban Cat Architecture, coming to Caturdays in February! Artist Keith Rocka Knittel will host a series of workshops exploring the nuances of feline themed construction. Learn to build a window mounted litter box, elaborate scratching posts, and outdoor cat homes. SPECIAL SPECIAL SPECIAL Adopt a cat from 356 Mission’s Cat In Residence program and receive a discount on the workshops!
Holiday Re-Gifting with DIY Vacuum Forming
Sunday, December 14th // 2-5pm
$5 per gift
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with Nick Rodrigues
Go through your closet and find those hidden treasures you’re ready to part with this holiday season. Bring them down to Machine this Sunday at 2pm and using our newly acquired electric oven, we will make our own custom DIY vacuum formed plastic packaging. Anything can be packaged for re-gifting! The old tomatoes in the back of your fridge, the coffee mug emblazoned with your alma-matter’s logo, the gorgeous hand-knit shawl your grandmother gave you last Christmas… The possibilities are limitless, but confined to 12″ L X 14″ W X 4″ H. The cost is $5 per package.
Pomona Studio Art Hall Opening Celebration
Saturday, October 11th // 1:30 pm to 9:00pm
Studio Art Hall 370 Columbia Ave. Claremont, CA
Beginning with a dedication at 1:30pm and running until a grand final event at 7:00pm, please come to the brand new Studio Art Hall at Pomona College, where you will have the chance to sketch (and snack on) an edible still-life, relax in a mirrored Steam Egg, listen to Georgian polyphonic singing in the glow of the darkroom safelight, dance to the joyfully experimental sounds of Daedelus, and eat tacos from a secret food elevator!