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Analog Video Art for Digital Kids: A Nam June Paik Workshop (Ages 11 and up)

In conjunction with the exhibition Nam June Paik: Becoming Robot, Asia Society and Beam Center offer a unique workshop for kids to create live video art using their faces and hands. Led by media artist Allen Riley, the workshop will also include a tour of the exhibition.

Working in small groups, participants will record short video loops of their facial features (eyes/nose/mouth) and arms and legs. They will then learn how to play the loops back, and shuffle the monitors to make different configurations and bodies, creating a new video-body that will be filmed and projected back into the workshop.

Appropriate for children ages 11 and up. Limited capacity; pre-registration required.

Beam Center is a Brooklyn-based community of learning where artists guide young creators. Their hands-on programs in technology, imagination and craft help young people build their character, courage to think for themselves, and capacity for collaboration and invention.


Event Details

Sun 9 Nov 2014
2:30pm - 4:30pm

725 Park Avenue, New York, NY

$10 members/$15 nonmembers. Online ticketing has closed. TIckets available at the door or by calling (212) 517-2742