Max Visual Programming for Artists and Designers

Tutor example of interactive works using Max: 'Dialogue of Noise' by Maximo Recio 

Tutor example of interactive works using Max: 'Twitter clock' by Kirsty Greig

Tutor example of interactive works using Max: 'Flash Clap' by Miyu Hayashi and Ben O'Hare

Design for Interaction is a hot subject, but can be difficult to access. Max is a user-friendly visual programming language, that connects sound, video and OpenGL (3d graphics), network communication, sensors and more...

Taught by: Nicolas Marechal.

Description

Design for Interaction is a hot subject, but can be difficult to access. Max is a user-friendly visual programming language, that connects sound, video and OpenGL (3d graphics), network communication, sensors and more. 

After a short introduction, you will learn how to modify already-made Max patches (programmes) to play, manipulate and interact with video- learning as you create.

Topics Covered

  • Design for Interaction
  • Max visual programming
  • Sound, video, and OpenGL (3d graphics)
  • Max patches (programmes)
  • Introduction to sensors
  • Making an interactive video using sensors

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Use and connect sensors in Max to make an interactive video
  • Understand visual programming and how this can be used in Design for Interaction projects
  • Apply Max software to your visual art and design projects

Who Should Attend
Visual artists and designers wishing to learn interactive design and visual programming.

Level
Beginner.

Follow Up Courses
After you have completed this course you may want to delve deeper into programming with Max in Interaction Design Arts with Computer Vision or Expanded Cinema: Interactive Installation for Art, Design and Film.


Tutor information

Nicolas Marechal has a BA in directing and editing from the Institute of Broadcasting Studies (Belgium) and an MSc in Electronic Imaging from the University of Dundee.

He has exhibited internationally using Max software as his main tool. His latest work, soundscape, was a space audio interface in collaboration with sound artist Peter Crusak.

He has been teaching Max and interactive technologies to design students at the London College of Communication for the last four years.

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Materials

Please bring a pen & notepad plus a USB stick to save your work.

Details for booking

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