Getting Confident with jit.gen

Membership plan: Going Deeper | Topics: Sound Design

Course overview

Workshop series of 2 

Saturday 8th and 15th of April 4pm UK, 5pm Berlin, 8am LA, 11am NYC

- Workshop includes exploration of jit.gen for generative artworks

- Learn how to use jit.gen to create unique and organic textures and patterns

- Experiment with different approaches to generative design

- Gain hands-on experience working with jit.gen

- Learn how to integrate jit.gen into existing Max patches

- Learn how to create visual effects that react to live audio input

- Gain confidence in using jit.gen to construct complex and engaging visuals

What you'll learn

  • Get familiar with the jit.gen operators
  • Extract and modift basic 3D shapes
  • Construct and control multiple shape instances
  • Explore variations of audiovisual generative systems

Who is this course for?

  • Sound designers & musicians looking to get started creating with visuals in jit.gen
  • Visual artists interested in expanding their knowledge of Jitter via jit.gen

Course content

  • Course Materiel
  • Workshop Recording
  • Workshop Recording


  • A computer and internet connection
  • Access to a copy of Max 8 (i.e. trial or full license)

Course schedule

Meet your instructor

Umut Eldem is a composer, pianist, and researcher. His musical works and research focus on the exploration of synaesthesia as an artistic medium. He has given lectures on his research of synaesthesia, and had his audiovisual works and installations combining sound and colours presented in Belgium, Turkey, Romania, Russia, and Luxembourg. Umut Eldem is currently a PhD researcher at the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp, and musical director of the theatre collective Mixed & United. He gives lessons and workshops on music history, musical analysis, and audiovisual design. He is also the keyboardist of the bands Starblind = Earthbound and Transport Aerian. His current PhD research entitled ‘The Hearing Glass: Synaesthetic Correspondences in The Musical Practice’ intends to take the results of his previous research and develop them into an inter-sensory theory of audiovisual art.

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