A workshop at DEAF03 for artists, engineers, and designers working with software.
Collaboration between developers and artists from different
disciplines often results in merged media or new media formats.
Media Knitting is a three-day hands-on workshop for artists,
engineers, and designers working with software to knit various
media formats and applications together for live or real-time
interactive performances. The scope of the media used for
collaboration in Media Knitting will include video, streaming
media, audio and 3D modelling. In this workshop thirty participants
will work together to discover and patch each other’s domains
together by means of software and human interaction. Several
experts will be brought in from the commercial software
field for Mac and Windows as well as from the field of ‘open
source’ and ‘free software’. Among the software facilitated
for this workshop are Max-MSp, Jitter, V2_Jam, PD, Blender,
Cyclops, BigEye, gstreamer, Nato, MoB, FreeJ and Touch 101.
are encouraged to bring their own laptop and software as
The participants and the workshop leaders will work
together on the realization of performances or media jam
sessions. The end result of the workshop will be presented
in an informal media concert open to the DEAF audience.
On the last day, there was a public demonstration.
This project has been carried out with the support of the European Community. The content of this project does not necessarily reflect the position of the European Community, nor does it involve any responsibility on the part of the European Community.