Roots (Raíces) Workshop Series #4: Blender3D

One of 6 workshops that form part of the exhibition programming for Roots (Raíces).

Mon 11 December 2017
5:30 - 9:30 pm

***This workshop is one in a series of six workshops that form part of the exhibition programming for Roots (Raíces).

***For full exhibition + workshop programming please visit:


Date: Monday, December 11th
Time: 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Address: 586 Richmond St West

***This is a FREE WORKSHOP. There is a limited capacity of 10 people. Priority will be given to Latinx-identifying individuals.

***Please RSVP to abreard@spanishservices.org to reserve your spot with subject title "Blender3D Workshop RSVP"

Be introduced to Blender3D which is a powerful open source software for 3D modeling and animation. This workshop will provide an overview of how to create and import models, animate them within a scene, apply textures and materials, and render for distribution. By the end of the workshop, participants will have created a short animation to share online as a video or GIF. Personal laptops + a mouse are recommended, however, participants will not be turned away due to lack of hardware. Snacks, TTC tokens and USB flash drives filled with 3D assets will be provided. This workshop will be beneficial to any Latinx youth who is interested in exploring experimental and expanded practices in animation, new media and digital painting.


Born in Bogotá, Colombia.

Alisson is a transmedia artist + art worker living and operating in Toronto, Canada. Their work explores the internal drives and external influences that shape identity as a Colombian first-generation immigrant in North America. They are interested in subversive strategies of laughter and femininity as a linguistic and visual medium: play upon codes already in place and the degree to which we are shaped by consumer capitalist culture and mass media.

Through their work, they attempt to engage and interact with the public by creating, facilitating or collaborating in shared experiences. They are a part of the digital art collective Tough Guy Mountain and runs The Brandscape. They hold a BFA with an honorable mention from the Ontario College of Art and Design University.


This workshop is one in a series of six workshops that form part of the exhibition programming for Roots (Raíces). The programming forms part of Taking Roots - My Canada, Our Canada: a youth civic engagement project for emerging Latinx youth artists based in Tkaronto organized by the Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples in partnership with the Hispanic Canadian Heritage Council and Story Centre Canada. Funded by ON150


Charles Street Video is a not-for-profit facility that focuses on media and film production and post-production.

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