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1st block “Technical Basics” of the online-workshopseries “Technical implementation of digital event-formats” led by Jonathan Kastl & Mario Frank

13.04., 17:00 h20:30 h

© Magdalena Stengel
For artists, eventmanagers or projectmanagers and productionstaff from the field of art & culture.

This first workshop-block offers an introduction to the technical implementation of live-streams and online-conferences. Using practical examples, the speakers will demonstrate functionalities, interaction possibilities and limitations. In addition, the speakers will give an overview of the necessary components of audio- and video-technology and highlight streaming-software, platforms and tools for video-conferences.

The event will take place online (via zoom) and is the first part of the workshop-series “Technical implementation of digital event-formats”. In this three-part online-workshop, the two video artists Jonathan Kastl and Mario Frank will introduce in the technical and organisational basics of digital event-formats. They show alternative scenarios for various artistic practices and answer questions from the participants. The event will be held in german language. Information on the 2nd workshop block “Alternative virtual room scenarios” on April 20th 2021 is available here and on the 3rd workshop block “Successful implementation of online events” on April 27th 2021 here. Organised by office medienwerk.nrw and the Landesbüro für Bildende Kunst NRW (LaB K).

Participation is free of charge. The number of participants is limited. Registration by April 6th 2021 by e-mail to: info@medienwerk-nrw.de

MARIO FRANK is an integrated designer, photographer, videoartist, audioengineer and cultural activist. Music production and performance as “M.Funk”. Co-founder of the art and design collective “KOLLEKTIV33” and artistic director of the musiclabel of the same name. Co-founder and chairman of the board of the non-profit cultural association “dreidrei e.V.”. Co-founder and board member of the literary initiative “Land in Sicht e.V.”. Co-initiator of the studio community “INSEL”. Lectureships at the Köln International School of Design, Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln and Bergische Universität Wuppertal. Further information at www.mariofrank.com.

JONATHAN KASTL is a visual and sound engineer, videoartist and musician. His artistic work includes media art, video and sound for theatre productions as well as various music projects. As a cameraman and image director, he creates recordings and live-streams for various clients. He also supports artists and institutions in the planning and realisation of hybrid and online-events. Further information at www.jonathankastl.com. Jonathan Kastl and Mario Frank have been working together under the name frankaflux since 2021.

The office medienwerk.nrw, the LaB K and the workshop are supported by the Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of NRW. The office medienwerk.nrw is located at Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund.
Photo: Magdalena Stengel


17:00 – 20:30
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