Projection Mapping with Wenhua Shi

Join visiting artist, Wenhua Shi, as he leads a projection mapping workshop!

Want to learn projection mapping (for your installation) but don’t know where to start? We will teach you! The workshop will show participants the essential design fundamentals of video projecting and mapping. Participants will also learn the basics of video mapping software.

This workshop is intended for anyone who wants to learn how to develop projection mapping projects for future events, art installations, and performances.

*Please bring a laptop if you have one you’d like to use for projection mapping!

Workshop Details:
Saturday, November 12, 11-3pm
207 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC
Cost: $60 (sponsorships available for those with financial barriers to participation – please email us for details!)

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What is projection mapping?

Projection mapping, also known as video mapping, uses video projectors to transform 3D sculptural surfaces into interactive video displays. Projection mapping allows you to add time based media to your installation work.

About the Instructor:

Wenhua Shi is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Art at UMass Boston. Originally trained as a doctor in China, Wenhua departed from the medical field and began working in radio and TV in his hometown of Wuhan. He received his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Art in Film from the University of Colorado, Boulder. In 2009 he graduated with an MFA from Art Practice at the University of California at Berkeley.

His works have been screened or exhibited at Pacific Film Archive, Black Maria Film Festival, Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art, and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, The National Museum of Film, Photography and Television (UK), Experiments in Cinema, Albuquerque, Denver Contemporary Museum of Art, Beijing Film Academy, Berlin International Directors Lounge, The Jack Kerouac School of Naropa University, and dozens of international film festivals, including Rotterdam, Hamburg, Bradford, and Mexico City. West Bund 2013: a Biennale of Architecture and Contemporary art, Shanghai, Shenzhen & Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism, International Arte Laguna Prize, Finalists Exhibition, The Arsenale of Venice in Italy.

Wenhua Shi is a 2015 Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work from the New York Foundation for the Arts.


This project was supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources.