Augmented Reality Body Building Workshop by Jeremy Bailey

POSTED BY: Mediamatic | Thu Feb 13th, 2014 7:39 a.m.
LOCATION: Mediamatic

Realtime graphics, computer vision

Famous New Media Aritst Jeremy Bailey will lead a workshop on the fundamentals of augmented reality for online and offline performance contexts. Learn the basics of of computer vision and realtime graphics necessary to augment your face and body for performance or play online or offline.

This workshop will include an introduction to the Max creative programming environment, software tactics for camera spoofing online video platforms and an introduction to recent computer vision techniques (including instruction on depth sensing cameras like the Kinect necessary for skeletal tracking and 1:1 facial gesture mapping.) Participants will create real performance software before the end of the workshop, you should come prepared to have fun with new concepts.

About Jeremy
Jeremy Bailey is a Toronto-based Famous New Media Artist whose work explores custom software in a performative context. His work is often confidently self-deprecating in offering hilarious parodies of new media vocabularies." (Marisa Olson, Rhizome) Recent projects include performances for Rhizome's Seven on Seven in New York, the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, and Tate Liverpool. His work has been shown widely including recent solo and group exhibitions at Transmediale in Berlin, Mediamatic in Amsterdam, Museums Quartier in Vienna, Balice Hertling in Paris and The Polytechnic Museum in Moscow. Recent commissions include performances and exhibitions for FACT in Liverpool, Turner Contemporary in Margate UK, and The New Museum in New York. Bailey is represented by Pari Nadimi Gallery in Toronto. For more visit

Necessary skills
Participants should have at least some basic comprehension of computer programming.

Participation costs are € 125 incl. VAT. The workshop takes place at Mediamatic Fabriek on Tuesday April 2 from 10:00 to 17:30 in the Faceless exhibition. You can buy your ticket(s) via this link:

Contact Deborah Meibergen at if you have any questions.

Please bring your laptop!

This workshop is part of Faceless, an exhibition from 26 January - 13 April 2014 on seduction, surveillance and privacy curated by Bogomir Doringer.


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