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LOMAA Visiting Artist Program: Leslie Supnet

  • 121 Studios 121 Dundas St London, ON, N6A 1G1 Canada (map)

London Ontario Media Arts Association Visiting Artist Program presents:

Leslie Supnet

LOMAA is pleased to host Leslie Supnet as the eighth participant in its Visiting Artist Program. During her stay Supnet, an emerging Winnipeg-born and Toronto-based animator and filmmaker, will be presenting 2 exciting programs to the London Arts community. Supnet will host her first solo screening in London, A Quiet Light, which will showcase recent works that span a variety of approaches to the moving image. Leslie Supnet will additionally facilitate a stop-motion animation workshop, which is presented in partnership with UnLondon and hosted at 121 Studios.

Leslie Supnet / Paper Cut-Out Animation Workshop

Sunday March 29, 2015 / 12-4 PM /
30$ or 20$ for students, LOMAA and UnLondon members

121 Studios / 121 Dundas Street / London ON

This workshop will cover basic under-the-camera 2D stop motion animation techniques using paper-cut out puppets. Puppets will be hand-drawn and hinged or made from found images from books and magazines, which will be animated using iStopmotion software and a DSLR camera. Examples of paper-cut out animation will be screened, including works by Martha Colburn, Terry Gilliam and Leslie Supnet. All equipment and materials needed for this workshop will be provided onsite. Please bring a portable USB drive.

Pre-registration is required. Please email with questions or to reserve a spot as space is limited. 

Leslie Supnet is a Toronto-based moving image artist, originally from Winnipeg, MB. Supnet utilizes animation, found images + sound, lo-fi and experimental practices to create documents of her personal vision. She is currently pursuing her MFA at York University, and teaches animation workshops with various artist-run centres.

Her work has screened at microcinemas, galleries and film festivals such as Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, Images Festival, Antimatter, Melbourne International Animation Festival and various others.

LOMAA’s Visiting Artist Program is made possible through generous funding from The Canada Council for the Arts.    

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