Isadora Werkstatt 2016

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FINAL PROGRAM: click this link see the program.

MAP FOR ATTENDEES: click this link see the map to our spaces.

Opening Keynote by Mark Coniglio, creator of Isadora

We will stream the opening keynote speech by Isadora’s creator Mark Coniglio live from the Isadora Werkstatt 2016 at 7pm CET on July 27th. (That’s 6pm in the UK, and 1pm Eastern/10am Pacific Time in North America). Among other topics, Mark will unveil the new features coming out in Isadora v2.5.

>>> Tune in by clicking this link <<<


The Isadora Werkstatt is completely sold out. Rest assured there will be an Isadora Werkstatt 2017… if we don’t see you this year, we look forward to seeing you then.


Isadora Werkstatt Berlin 2016 • July 27th-30th • Ufer Studios

We are pleased to announce that registration for Isadora Werkstatt Berlin 2016 will open on Thursday, May 19th. Organized by Isadora’s creator Mark Coniglio and the TroikaTronix team, this will be our first ever international gathering for artists and designers who use the software in their creative practice.

Over four days Mark Coniglio, the TroikaTronix team and special guests will offer workshops, lectures and performances as well as opportunities for exchange and hands-on investigation. The Werkstatt is designed for every level of user, from beginner to expert, delving into both technical and creative opportunities.

The Isadora Creator Space will be open throughout the event as a place to share ideas with other Isadora users and prototype projects as the week progresses. Members of the TroikaTronix team will be on hand to assist and advise. Each evening we will gather for intermedia performances.

Ticket Sales start on Thursday, May 19th, 2016
Seating at the workshops is limited so we encourage you to register early.
For a full description of all the workshops + events please click this link see our program.

The release of Isadora 2.0 marked the beginning of an exciting year of growth. As interactive live performance reaches new levels of complexity and artistry, we look forward to spending these days with you sharing insights, learning new skills and building our community.

Hope to see you here for Isadora Werkstatt 2016!

Warm Wishes,
Mark Coniglio + the TroikaTronix Team*

(Team Members: Jamie Griffiths, Xenia Leydel, Montgomery C Martin, Graham Thorne, Ryan Webber and Michel Weber)


(current as of 13 May 2016)

Getting Started with Isadora

  • Isadora 101: An Intensive Introduction for New Users

Live Motion Tracking

  • Introduction to Motion Tracking (Eyes++)
  • Introduction to Motion Tracking with the Xbox Kinect
  • Tracking the Body with Infrared Light

Projection Mapping 

  • IzzyMap: Projection Mapping with Isadora
  • Large Scale Projection Mapping: from Concept to Realization

Scripting + Isadora 

  • Get Scripting: Empowering Isadora with Javascript
  • Introduction to GLSL Shaders in Isadora
  • Bigger Data: Generative Design with Javacript

Creating with Isadora

  • Bang the FX: A Wild Technical Improv Session at the Isadora Werkstatt
  • Space and Video in Performance and Theatre
  • Augmented Reality in Performance
  • Averting Crisis: Creating Redundant Isadora Systems
  • Krisenvermeidung und Backup Planung
  • Isadora Quick and Dirty: Tips and Tricks from the Community

Mark Coniglio, Montgomery C Martin, Fubbi Karlson, Benjamin Krieg, Jacob Niedzwiecki, Philine Rinnert, Dan Shorten, Ryan Webber and Michel Weber.

Evening Performances
Valentina Besegher and Alessandro Massobrio (live cinema), Marcela Giesche and Sonya Levin (media dance performance), Lillevan (media artist) featuring SchneiderTM, and finally the two recipients of the first ever Lake Studios Berlin dance-tech residency, Jacob Niedzwicki (participatory dance/theater) and Stratofyzika (intermedia performance collective).

Ticket Prices (including VAT)
Three Day Pass         225€ – Early Bird Price, Available Until June 12th
Three Day Pass         275€
One Day Pass           100€

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