In collaboration with Fundación EPICA LA FURA DELS BAUS and LABA Florencia
From Robert Wilson to La Fura dels Baus, light and the different elements of multimedia become essential protagonists of visual art. Multidimensionality, the video in its multiple formats, the sound space in live interaction, the incorporation of new technologies, the participation of Internet users in the evolution of the artwork and the interaction with the public, turned into a co-interpreter of the actions, have transformed the world of performance arts.
Throughout the master’s degree, students will be trained in a series of core subjects that will converge in the preparation and realization of a visual performance under the direction of Pep Gatell, Artistic Director of Fundación Epica La Fura dels Baus. The work will be performed in Valencia (Spain) and in Florence (Italy). “The interdisciplinary approach of La Fura dels Baus has led to amalgamation of the ritual and atavistic with the hypertechnological on the scene: from the first fiery impact proposals, through Olympic ceremonies, opera performances or online productions.” Pep Gatell.
Throughout the course, students will receive the necessary theoretical knowledge related to creating multimedia for the show; They will learn to conceive, build and interact with the main elements of the scene. They will carry out a complete immersion in the development of a performance under the direction of Pep Gatell, Artistic Director of Fundación Epica La Fura dels Baus, Cristina Casanova, course dircetor, and with the help of all the teaching staff. The show will be performed in both Valencia and Florence.
In parallel, students will receive a solid background, throughout the modules, of the most cutting-edge and professional software currently available: Madmapper and After Efects for videomapping and video scenes, Ableton software for sound editing and live composition, Touchdesigner language for lighting and interaction in the scene and Kalliope for interaction with the participating public.
It is aimed at Artists, multimedia creators, performers, musicians, visual artists, technicians and designers with an interest in scenic creation, video mapping, technologies applied to the performing arts in its different aspects – theater, dance, performance, music -. It is advisable that participants have basic knowledge in the use of photo and video and / or sound editing software.