10 Rules for Making Money as an Artist
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10 Rules for Making Money as an Artist

As part of the Catch “Soft Circuits” summer camp in Elsinore, Denmark, 18-22 August, a roundtable discussion on economic conditions of artists with Helen Leigh, Deborah Hustic and Majken Overgaard was held. Overview. Helen Leigh describes her work as feminine and on-purpose. As an author, artist and maker, Helen is particularly interested in ‘worn’ electronics…

Soft Circuits, a summer camp on wearables at Catch in Elsinore, Denmark
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Soft Circuits, a summer camp on wearables at Catch in Elsinore, Denmark

In Elsinore, Denmark, artists, designers, technologists and creatives alike gathered from 18th to 22nd of August for the Catch “Soft Circuits” summer camp, led by creative technologist, writer and artist Mirabelle Jones. We met the workshop participants and saw their projects, also hearing from Catch Program Leader, Majken Overgaard, and the summer camp teacher, Mirabelle…

Tilen Sepič and Luka Frelih at PIFcamp 2020: “Less googling and more talking”
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Tilen Sepič and Luka Frelih at PIFcamp 2020: “Less googling and more talking”

At this year’s PIFcamp, Ljubljana-based artist Tilen Sepič is working side-by-side with artist Luka Frelih, also a programmer and head of Ljudmila, Art and Science Laboratory. Makery caught the duo under the tent as they developed “Cosmic Rain”, Sepič’s new light and audio installation. Once again (for the 6th time already!) PIFcamp gathered makers, hackers, tech freaks,…

Covid-19: Italian makers take action
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Covid-19: Italian makers take action

In Europe, Italy was the first country to be an epicenter of the novel coronavirus. As a result, mobilized Italian makers showed the way for makers around the world. Enrico Bassi of Opendot fablab in Milan, specialized in open healthcare, tells the story. Italy was one of the nations hardest hit by the Covid-19 epidemic….

At Nowhere, DIWO in the Spanish desert
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At Nowhere, DIWO in the Spanish desert

The objective of Nowhere, the Burning Man of Europe, is to build camps that are totally self-sufficient in water, energy and food for one week. And to create beauty in these extreme conditions. Our chronicler joined the Bababarrio camp. Chronicler in residence (Feral Labs Network), words and photos Three hours west of Barcelona, on the…

Never too late to learn digital fabrication
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Never too late to learn digital fabrication

Blended introductory courses on digital fabrication in Paris alternate between online lessons and practice in fablabs, partnered with Makery. Training day at Villette Makerz in Paris. We meet Baptiste Gaultier, trainer and engineer, who is passing on his knowledge to 15 learners. Baptiste is from Rennes, where he is a research engineer at Institut Mines-Télécom…

Distributed Design wants to localize production
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Distributed Design wants to localize production

The European network Distributed Design Market Platform met on October 8-10 at Fablab Budapest during Design Week to reflect on two years of collaboration, look toward the future and announce the release of its new book “Design, Remix, Share, Repeat”. Ewen Chardronnet Launched in 2017, Distributed Design Market Platform (DDMP) is a large network funded…

Field Notes explores “The Heavens” in sub-Arctic Lapland (3/3)
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Field Notes explores “The Heavens” in sub-Arctic Lapland (3/3)

Field Notes was an art&science field laboratory organised from September 15-22 by the Bioart Society at the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station in Lapland/Finland. Five groups worked for one week on questions located “above the ground”. Here are Friday’s and Saturday’s logs from the Second Order group. “Field Notes – The Heavens” by Bioart Society turned its…

Field Notes explores “The Heavens” in sub-Arctic Lapland (2/3)
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Field Notes explores “The Heavens” in sub-Arctic Lapland (2/3)

Field Notes was an art&science field laboratory organised from September 15-22 by the Bioart Society at the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station in Lapland/Finland. Five groups worked for one week on questions located “above the ground”. Here are Wednesday’s and Thursday’s logs from the Second Order group. “Field Notes – The Heavens” by Bioart Society turns its…