Workshop | PROCESSING for artists

March 21st, 2020
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Trainer : Raymond Aubin
Date: March 21st, 2020
Number of participants : 8 maximum
Cost : 60$ / members | 75$ non-members
This workshop would be given in french

This training is offered in collaboration with Culture Outaouais and with the financial contribution of Emploi Québec.

Processing is a free programming system for artists. It facilitates the creation of static, animated or interactive visual and sound works. This workshop aims to learn and practice some simple Processing methods, opening the door to sometimes amazing creations. More specifically, following the workshop, the participant will have developed: * Basic knowledge of simple programming methods in Processing * Knowledge of the resources available on the Internet that can serve as references and examples * An overview of the immense possibilities of a programming system like Processing for artistic creation

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Morning :
– Introduction: what is programming?
– Presentation of the structure of a “sketch” in Processing
– Definition of a working window and creation of simple shapes
– Animation of a shape in the work window

Afternoon :
– Visit of the site and presentation of its resources
– Use of random function
– Interactivity with the mouse
– Opening on multiple Processing functions


Raymond Aubin has presented his works regularly in individual and group exhibitions, notably at the Maison de la culture de Longueuil, at the Galerie Montcalm, at the Art Gallery of the Ottawa City Hall, at Contemporary art museum of the Laurentians and at Art-image and Espace Odyssée. He was a CALQ scholarship recipient, a finalist at the Culturiades and winner of the distinction of excellence from the Dean of Studies at UQO. He regularly participates in arts assessment committees. For the past fifteen years, he has also acted as administrator of cultural organizations. He holds a bachelor of arts and design and a doctorate in artificial intelligence.