Buy tickets

Become Walt Disney!

Date

From 29 September 2018 to 01 December 2018

Hours

Saturday
13:30–15:00

Place

Education Center

10 sessions

90 min
Become Walt Disney!Become Walt Disney!

 

Participants of this course will learn the history of modern and contemporary art by getting acquainted with selected artists and periods, and will offer their own reiterations thereof using animation as a medium.

The course members will create cartoons about the most important art movements of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: the videos will demonstrate their origins and history, along with some of the key figures that were behind them. The instructors will explain how to work with the medium of cutout animation and will teach the students a variety of methods and techniques.

A course for children aged 10 to 13 years.

Schedule

Introduction. Sculpture.Auguste Rodin

The opening class will introduce sculpture as a medium and the transition from flat imagery to volume. The children will try to develop a screenplay of a cartoon about sculpture, volume, and the French sculptor Auguste Rodin, and draw a detailed breakdown for it.

Date
Saturday, September 29
Time
13:30–15:00
Place
Garage Education Center

Sculpture. Auguste Rodin

The course members will engage in the production of a cartoon based on the screenplay developed during the previous session. All characters, images, and landscapes, executed using colored modelling clay, will be animated in front of the camera.

Date
Saturday, October 6
Time
13:30–15:00
Place
Garage Education Center

Abstract painting. Wassily Kandinsky

Together with the course instructors, the group will discuss the emergence of non-figurative art at the beginning of the twentieth century and will try to figure out the historic events that instigated this phenomenon. The practical block will include training in working with a new material—colored sand. 

Date
Saturday, October 13
Time
13:30–15:00
Place
Garage Education Center

Abstract painting. Wassily Kandinsky

During the fourth meeting, the group will produce another animation film, this time inspired by the pioneering abstract artist Wassily Kandinsky. The cartoon will be made using a special light table and colored sand.

Date
Saturday, October 20
Time
13:30–15:00
Place
Garage Education Center

Poster. Alexander Rodchenko

Graphic arts, design, the synthesis of word and image, and the power of simple elements and colors will be the main issues of the session. The participants will also discuss the practice of Alexander Rodchenko, before sketching out a draft plot for the next film.

Date
Saturday, October 27
Time
13:30–15:00
Place
Garage Education Center

Poster. Alexander Rodchenko

The third film completed by the course members will teach them how to use color paper and geometric forms in animation.

Date
Saturday, November 3
Time
13:30–15:00
Place
Garage Education Center

Figurative Painting. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Participants will learn about the German artist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and the emergence of expressionism, and script an animation film in the Kirchner’s style.

Date
Saturday, November 10
Time
13:30–15:00
Place
Garage Education Center

Figurative Painting. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Participants will produce an animation film in bright, strident colors, using acrylic paint, plasticine, and hard light.

Date
Saturday, November 17
Time
13:30–15:00
Place
Garage Education Center

Performance. Tristan Tzara

World War I and the reception of warfare by the artistic community will form the core of this session. The participants will trace the history of the Dada movement and learn about its founding ideologist, the poet Tristan Tzara, try to create their own absurd poems, and think through a scenario of a Dada stylized cartoon movie.

Date
Saturday, November 24
Time
13:30–15:00
Place
Garage Education Center

Performance. Tristan Tzara

The final class of the course is devoted to performance. Participants will script an animation film in which they will be the main actors. Each participant will think of their character’s costume and movements.

Date
Saturday, December 1
Time
13:30–15:00
Place
Garage Education Center

Share