CCA Scan-a-thon

CCA Scan-a-thon: Free Workshops on Digital Preservation, Conservation Imaging, and Heritage Reconstruction

Sat Apr 1, 2017 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
California College of the Arts, San Francisco Campus, 1111 8th St., Potrero Hill, SF


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Scan-a-thon: Session I: 10:00AM-11:30PM (Select one ticket)

A workshop exploring the construction of three-dimensional models with photography and software

A lighting, photographic and software process for visualizing features of historic artifacts

A three-dimensional scanning process, utilizing a hand-held scanner and software

Scan-a-thon: Session Two: 12:30-2:00PM (Select one ticket)

A workshop exploring the construction of three-dimensional models with photography and software

A lighting, photographic and software process for visualizing features of historic artifacts

A three-dimensional scanning process, utilizing a hand-held scanner and software

A sound-scanning process that can digitally reproduce the acoustics of an architectural space


CCA Scan-a-thon: Free Workshops on Digital Preservation, Conservation Imaging, and Heritage Reconstruction image

A group of regional and national experts will lead concurrent workshops on the use of digital technologies that can scan, analyze and reconstruct objects of material heritage. Morning and afternoon sessions are identical in content. Participants can register for one morning workshop and one afternoon workshop.

Confirmed workshop leaders:

Carla Schroer, Mark Mudge & Marlin Lum, Cultural Heritage Imaging, San Francisco, CA

Tatjana Dzambazova, Autodesk, San Francisco, CA

Brinker Ferguson, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

Mia Feuer, Artist and CCA Faculty

David Gissen, Historian and CCA Faculty

Participants can bring a laptop of their own to explore various processes in tandem with workshop leaders. Links to free software downloads, information about potential objects of your own that can be brought for scanning, and additional logistical information will be provided within two weeks of the event.

For all inquiries, contact David Gissen (dgissen@cca.edu)