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Green Screen Art Intrusions (Fall)

Mondays, November 5 - November 26, 7 pm – 10 pm
Instructor: Oliver Husain
Members: $161 | Public $193 (Please note: Additional Materials fees may apply)

Participants will engage with the AGO collection like never before – inserting themselves into their favourite work of art using green screen effects. The workshop will cover basic digital video production and postproduction techniques, producing a series of short videos. Playing with concepts of appropriation, using costumes and props, each participant will perform a playful or twisted dialogue with the artwork of their choice. The results will premiere on the big screen of Jackman Hall.

Oliver Husain is a filmmaker and artist based in Toronto.  After studying film and art in Germany and India, he was founding member of two collectives, the performance troupe Da Group and the music video production Husain Klöfkorn. His experimental films and videos were shown at many international festivals, and often expand into the cinema or gallery space as screening performances or installations. Recent solo exhibitions include the Art Gallery of York University and Susan Hobbs Gallery. His work was included in shows at ICA Philadelphia, the National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta and OnSite Gallery at OCADU, Toronto.

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