03/30/2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Interested in integrating video or projection into your art? Whether for performance or installation video technologies are breaking their way into many artforms becoming part if the tapestries of many disciplines.
Learn how to create the most simplistic tasks such as play a movie (without the audience seeing your mouse hover over the play button). Or create simple animations that you can map to various different surfaces.
And what are those surface options anyway?
Even if you don’t want to create or implement projection yourself, learn what it takes to have it be part of your work.
In short, learn what’s possible.
Callie Chapman is a projection designer, graphic design, dancer, choreographer, and director of Studio@550. She graduated from The Boston Conservatory with a B.F.A. in dance in 2002. Callie is the artistic director of Zoé Dance and has presented her work throughout the greater Boston area in festivals, self-produced concerts, shared concerts and has toured with Zoe regionally and internationally for the past fifteen years. Her work has been presented as part of WorldMusic/CRASH Arts 10’s the Limit series, Somerville Arts Council’s ArtBeat Festival, Dance for World Community Festival at Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre, Illuminus Festival, Dance Complex’s CATALYSTS, Shared Choreographers’ Concerts, I-ARE Residency, Ten Tiny Dances, Corporacion Cultural de Las Condes, and has collaborated with music artists such as Pancho Molina and Billy Herron, The Grammercy Trio, Ivan Korn, Matt Samolis, and Rachel Arnold. Callie has received numerous project and fellowship grants and awards from the Somerville Arts Council, and was recently awarded a choreography residency as part of the Boston Center for the Arts residency program in 2016. In 2017 Callie self-produced “SCALE” an immersive dance piece that utilized rooftops, projections on brick, and a roaming audience. Always finding the integration of different skills and interests within her work along with choreographing, she also designed and operated the projections as well as the sets, props, and costumes.
In addition to directing the company, Callie has been a member of Natick-based Prometheus Dance for the past fifteen years. With Prometheus she has toured locally, regionally, and internationally. She is also on faculty at Brookline Academy of Dance and at Walnut Hill School for the Arts. In 2016 Callie founded Studio@550, an artist exchange center located in the heart of Central Square Cambridge which promotes the interchange between art disciplines. Callie is also a freelance graphic designer (web + print), projection designer (credits include Odyssey Opera and Prometheus Dance), and is the mother of two young (energetic) boys.
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