Artist: Ana Herruzo
School: Taos Charter School
Teachers: Katie Woodall and Nat Evans
Topic: Performance of a live audio-visual show, displaying generative, real-time and audio-reactive animations, created during the workshop.
Topic: Creation of Real-time generative animations by analyzing music and sound.
Workshop description: This 4 hour workshop serves as an introduction to real- time generative animations and audio-reactive visuals. During the workshop the students will be provided with an interface created in TouchDesigner where they will load clips, choose 3D geometries, colors, and animation effects. They will learn the basics of analyzing audio and how to use frequency data and beats to drive visual effects. At the Taos-Paseo event the students will perform a live audio-visual show, using midi-controllers to drive the animations created during the workshop.
STEM skills: Audio Analysis (Beats, Frequencies). Introduction to 3D geometry, motion graphics, show control and VJing.