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#1 Geof Bartz
#2 The Yes Men
#3 Jake Davidson
#4 Philip Miller &
Catherine Meyburgh
#5 Alan Muraoka
#6 Jason Rohrer
#7 Boniface Mwangi
Yale DMCA Workshops Fall Series 2015

The Yale Digital Media Center for the Arts works collaboratively with partners from across Yale University to sponsor workshops in an array of digital arts production, helping to foster connections between student makers and working arts professionals. Workshops include collaborations with the professional arts area schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music, as well as Yale College partners in Computing and the Arts, Film and Media Studies, and Theater Studies.

Instructors are welcome to contact:
DMCA@yale.edu to incorporate a suitable workshop into their class offerings.

DMCA website:
http://dmca.yalecollege.yale.edu/

Design:
The posters aim to establish a clear connection between the events by representing time through layering, and each poster contains a display typeface designed specifically for the workshop.

Poster, Type, and Webdesign by:
Martin Bek, Yale MFA 2016.
www.martinbek.com
#1 Geof Bartz

Thursday, October 8th at 4pm - 5:30pm.
Loria Center, Room 351.

In collaboration with the Films at the Whitney visiting filmmakers series, the DMCA hosts Bartz for a screening of a new film, followed by a conversation about his work as Supervising Editor for HBO Documentary Films.

Geof Bartz has been the Supervising Editor for HBO Documentary Films since 1998. Geof started his career as an assistant editor on the 1969 CBS special "Simon and Garfunkel: Songs of America" and has gone on to edit, or supervise the editing of, more than 100 non-fiction films, among them the classic documentary "Pumping Iron."

Geof was the co-producer and supervising editor of the 1979 NBC Emmy winning series "Lifeline;" and he produced and co-edited the 1984 20th Century Fox feature "Stripper.”

Typeface for the workshop


#2 "Making Meaningful Mischief" with
The Yes Men

Monday, October 12th at 1pm-3:20pm.
Loria Center, 3rd Floor Lounge.

How can you get media attention for your low-budget or no-budget activist campaign? The Yes Men will lead this workshop that walks you through techniques they’ve learned and tested over the years. We’ll brainstorm ides for your own actions and map out how to make them happen.

In collaboration with the Yale School of Art and Yale Films and Media Studies, the DMCA hosts The Yes Men for an experimental production workshop.

Link:
www.theyesmen.org

Typeface for the workshop


#3 Jake Davidson

Thursday, October 29th at 5pm.
36 Edgewood, Room 204.

The inaugural post graduate associate at the DMCA, Jake is an artist that uses moving image, research, and narration. His interests include digital colonialism and the search for micro-autonomies. Works have recently been exhibited at Anthology Film Archives, ALLGOLD PS1, Terminal Projects, Higher Pictures, Temporary Agency, Recess Project Space, and Family Business in New York, as well as the Center for Electronic Arts in Norway, Syndicate Potentiel in France, Uganda in Jerusalem, and the Athens Video Art Festival in Greece. Jake was the recipient of the Oslo Grant, and a former artist in residence at Seven-Below in Vermont and the European Exchange Academy in Berlin. He holds a BFA from CalArts and an MFA from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College. His films will be distributed through Doc Alliance this fall. A book collaboration with David Whelan (MFA '12) was published this month, titled Cloud Chambers through Temporary Agency Press.

Links:
Jakedavidson.com and Terminal Projects

Typeface for the workshop


#4 Philip Miller & Catherine Meyburgh

Wednesday, November 4th at 9am–12pm.
Yale School of Drama
205 Park, Room 101.

In collaboration with the Yale School of Drama department of Sound Design and Yale University Art Gallery, and in coordination with the Yale Repertory Theater No Boundries performance series, Miller offers a workshop in experimental sound design. Miller has worked with some of the most innovative filmmakers and visual artists to emerge from South Africa. He has composed music for the soundtracks to many local and international film and television productions. Miller has collaborated extensively with internationally acclaimed artist, William Kentridge. His music for the 5-screen multimedia installation, The Refusal of Time by Kentridge at the Tate Modern, London, is currently receiving much attention and acclaim.

Catherine Meyburgh is a film and book editor who has worked with William Kentridge and known for her work on Space Mutiny (1988), Portrait of a Young Man Drowning (1999), and Nelson Mandela: The Myth and Me (2014).

Typeface for the workshop


Poster I
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Poster IV
Poster V
Poster VI
Poster VII
#5 Alan Muraoka

Thursday, November 5th at 1pm–3pm.
Loria Center, Room 351.

In collaboration with the Films at the Whitney visiting filmmakers series, the DMCA hosts Muraoka for a workshop on The Pitch.  Muraoka’s film production design credits include There’s Always Woodstock, Dirty Girl, BaadAsssss! and Edmond.  Art direction credits include Little Miss Sunshine, Ghost World,  Ace Ventura Pet Detective, and The Specialist. 

Typeface for the workshop


#6 Jason Rohrer

Wednesday, November 11th at 12.30pm–2pm.
Loria Theater, Room 250.

In collaboration with the Yale School of Art, Yale School of Drama, and Yale Computing and the Arts, Artist and Game Designer Jason Rohrer will present a fireside chat about his work as an artist, game designer, and experimental musician. Lecture at the Yale School of Drama Annex Space, followed by lunch at the DMCA with students nominated from each department.

Links:
http://hcsoftware.sourceforge.net/jason-rohrer/

A Game And A Chat Episode Two:
Jason Rohrer and The Castle Doctrine

Web Banner


Typeface for the workshop


Poster I
Poster II
#7 Boniface Mwangi
Photojournalist and Social Activist

Artist Talk:
Saturday, November 14th at 1.30pm-2.30pm, Loria Center, Room 351.

Poster Workshop:
Saturday, November 14th at 3pm-5pm,
Yale DMCA, 149 York Street, Room 104.

Boniface Mwangi, photojournalist and social activist, will present his work and engage students in a poster campaign workshop at the Digital Media Center for the Arts. A two time recipient of the CNN Photojournalist of the Year Award, Mwangi is noted for his documentation of post-election violence in Kenya, following the 2007 Kenyan presidential election. He established PAWA254 in Nairobi, an arts workspace that empowers young professionals and disadvantaged youth to effect social change through new innovative and creative projects, workshops, and social forums.

Links:
PAWA254 in Nairobi

Typeface for the workshop