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EMO Collective

 

February 15th - March 22nd, 2020

 

EMO (Experimental Media Outsiders) is an emerging new media and analog collective. They provide workshops and art-related resources for transgender and two-spirit identified individuals, women identified individuals, individuals who identify as BIPOC, 2SLGBTQA+, folks with disabilities and anyone else facing institutional/educational/accessibility barriers to learning analogue filmmaking, computer programming, electronics and interactive media making. EMO was founded and practices on the unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples "Swxw7mesh (Squamish), St:l and Sl"lwta"/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and xmky"m (Musqueam), otherwise known as Vancouver, BC.

 

Free workshops organized by EMO were held on Sunday, February 16th + Sunday, March 1st

 

Workshop Information:

 

Loop Making Workshop (a workshop in two parts!)

Where: 1889 Franklin Street (entrance in back alley)

When: February 16th 2020, 10AM - 7PM

Participants: 12 ppl Max for each workshop segment.

 

PART 1: Phytogram Workshop (10AM - 1:30PM)

Make your own environmentally-friendly experimental film! Using found plants and a handmade eco-developer, participants will learn how to make film loops using plants from their own neighbourhood. Made by placing plants directly onto the film emulsion and exposing the film to light, this workshop will discuss practical and theoretical aspects of environmentally-conscious experimental filmmaking. This workshop is free and open to all people of all ages, with priority given to transgender and two-spirit identified individuals, women identified individuals, BIWOC and individuals with disabilities

 

PART 2: Handcrafted Cinema (3PM - 7PM)

Make your own experimental film loop! Using found footage, participants will learn to manipulate the film using a variety of techniques to create their own experimental film loops. Techniques covered in the workshop include scratching, scraping, chemically affecting film, taping and using inks on film. This workshop is free and open to all people of all ages, with priority given to transgender and two-spirit identified individuals, women identified individuals, BIWOC and individuals with disabilities.

 

 

Intro to Creative Electronics / LED Wearables

Where: 1889 Franklin Street (entrance in back alley)

When: Sunday, March 1st 2020, 12PM - 4PM

Participants: 12 ppl Max.

 

This workshop will cover a brief history of alternative voices in interactive media and participants will create their own led wearables project (such as  jewelry, accessories or small garment) ! Participants will solder and create their own projects, play some browser-based games, and be given a list of resources for beginner electronics game making. This workshop is free and open to all people of all ages, with priority given to transgender and two-spirit identified individuals, women identified individuals, BIWOC and individuals with disabilities.

 

Images from workshops below: