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Craig Winslow: A Discussion

Join experiential designer Craig Winslow on Thursday, July 27 as he talks ghost signs, his Adobe Creative Residency and the future of Light Capsules.

Date: Thursday July 27, 2017
Time: 8 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Forth
171 McDermot Avenue
Cost: Free

Presented by: 
GDC Manitoba - https://www.gdc.net/chapter/manitoba
Advertising Association of Winnipeg - http://www.adwinnipeg.ca/

Background

With a background in multimedia and 3D design, Craig Winslow has spent the past few years building his own studio and creating interactive work for clients. His Kickstarter project, Projecting West, inspired his latest idea of recreating ghost signs across the U.S. using “Light Capsules” and historical references. 

In 2016, he became an Adobe Creative Resident and over the past year, travelled to locations across the US and UK to illuminate more than 30 ghost signs. The process involves taking pictures of faded ads, vectorizing the letterforms in Illustrator, animating the sign in After Effects and then projecting the image back onto the original wall with MadMapper.

On Saturday July 29, 2017, the Portland-based artist is coming north of the border to help shine a light on Winnipeg’s ghost signs. The one-night-only event called Painted in Light is happening from 9 p.m. until 11 p.m. in Winnipeg’s Exchange District at five separate locations. You can learn more about the installation at http://www.paintedinlight.ca/