scheduled workshop

Introduction To Projection Mapping

Sun 7 July 2019
12:00pm - 5:00pm

PART ONE - Projection Mapping For Artists 101 (July 7)

For artists with plenty of video content to build into their next installation, party, or performance piece, this workshop will teach the basics of working with the node-based software, Isadora (no coding required) and it’s intuitive projection mapping tool, IzzyMap. Learn to use Isadora* to projection map your video, animation, or images onto 3D physical objects and even learn how to incorporate live interactivity into your installation.

*Trial version available here:

This workshop is a co-presentation of and

Learning Objectives
  • Articulate, develop, and execute a raw idea from inception to an actionable and innovative new media installation or performance piece.
  • Perform rapid prototyping to find out which physical surfaces are suitable for the best visual output for your installation.
  • Projection map your own customized images and videos onto 3D physical surfaces. Build a live sound or live video as a trigger to actuate media.
  • Learn the basics of GPU codecs ideal for multiple simultaneous playback in a real-time environment.


Checkout student work from previous workshop here!

  • maximum capacity: 16
  • 5 hours of instruction

Instructor: Maziar Ghaderi

Maziar Ghaderi
is a Toronto-based multimedia artist, educator and director that works with visual media and interactive technology. With a background in multimedia production, his work is situated at the intersection of technology, the experiential and creative direction.

Maziar’s work has been curated in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Halifax, Los Angeles, Boston, Istanbul, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and recognized by the MIT Media Lab (2016), International Symposium on Electronic Art (2014), The Creator’s Project (2014 & 2015), Textbook, Crew Magazine, The Globe & Mail (2x, 2015), CBC Radio (2016), IxDA (2013) Toronto Life, The Georgia Straight (2011) and SIGGRAPH (2013). He has also presented at eLeo, Augmented Cinema Film Festival, Toronto Wearables, Changemakers, Subtle Technologies, Gladstone Hotel, The Gardiner Museum, Shopify, SummerWorks Festival, Luminato Festival, HarbourFront Centre’s HATCH festival, Sumahan Art Centre, The Fridge Dubai, Nuit Blanche (2015, 2016), Ontario Centre of Excellence and has co-authored several academic articles for design conferences.

With the direction of Marina Abramovic, Maziar was the media producer and on-site technical assistant for the 2013 Luminato Festival’s MAI Prototype, and has directed and produced his original work, Dissolving Self for the International Symposium on Electronic Art 2014 (ISEA) held in Dubai. Maziar has also taught media production and conceptual development at OCAD University and Ryerson University, and holds a Diploma in Marketing Management, a Certificate in Entrepreneurship from McGill University, a Bachelors in Media Studies and a Masters in Design. In past lives, Maziar has filmed obscure shorts in Vancouver, cut limes in Montreal, sold phrasal verbs in Brazil and worn cotton diapers in Tehran. Connect on Linkedin here.

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$150 production member
$150 nonmember

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