Interview with Stefanie Wuschitz, part 1: On Women, Technology and Hacking Playground

August 5, 2011

Ladiez and Gentlemen, it’s time to start with a series of interviews I did during amazing Belgrade’s Napravi me / Make Me Festival in June. My first guest will be hardware hackin’ lady and artist Stefanie Wuschitz, the founder of Vienna’s Miss Baltazar’s Laboratory – Women and Trans hacklab.

 

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Stefanie Wuschitz, photo taken from F-book (cc)

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Interview with Marc Dusseiller from Hackteria.org, part 2: Open sourcing with living systems

June 2, 2011

This is the second part of the interview with Marc Dusseiller. Read the first part here: On DIYbio and nanotechnology

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Marc Dusseiller, photos taken from private album via F-book

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Interview with Marc Dusseiller from Hackteria.org, part 1: On DIYbio and nanotechnology

June 1, 2011

In April I went to Ljubljana for a one-day workshop ‘Du du kuglica sajica mavrica‘ led by  Boštjan Leskovšek, Bengt Sjölén, and Marc Dusseiler from Hackteria.org. It was a continuation of 10 days NanoŠmano series of workshops and events (initiated by  Stefan Doepner/f18institut and Marc Dusseiller/hackteria) dedicated to DIYbio and nanotechnology, or as more precisely Stefan Doepner pointed out: ‘The project started new explorations into the world of matter on the nanoscale by investigating its physical and aesthetic potentials. As an collaborative and open research based workshop by artists, hackers and scientists, we want to elicit methods to enable the creative use of nano materials in critical and playful artistic process.’

The authors of the concept are: STEFAN DOEPNER – MARC DUSSEILLER – BOSTJAN LESKOVSEK – BENGT SJOELEN – ERIK REIMHULT

You know, I’m very often on workshops: DIY, software or hardware based stuff, interactivity, wearables; but after Hackteria’s workshop I really had a feeling that I pushed my understanding on DIY cultures strongly, strongly forward. Priceless…

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Photo&Logos: Hackteria.org (cc)

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Artduino Zagreb Workshop 2011 – An Overview

April 20, 2011

Zagreb hosted between 31st March and 3rd April its first official Arduino workshop led by new media artist Ivan Marusic Klif and programmer&maker Igor Brkic aka hyperglitch.

The event titled ‘Artduino presents you Arduino‘, organized by propulsive framework Culture of Change (Kultura promjene) based in Student Centre, gathered about 20 people of different backgrounds, ages and interests. No different from similar events around the globe we usually peek at online.

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Photo: Juraj Brecak (cc) public domain

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