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Talk: "Manufacturing Art in China" Tetsuo Harada, Maker in Residence at Makerbay

Art China Maker in Residence Manufacturing Sculpture

Talk: "Manufacturing Art in China" Tetsuo Harada, Maker in Residence at Makerbay

It is our great honor to have Tetsuo Harada as MakerBay 3rd Maker in Residence during Spring 2017. The goal of Mr. Harada's residency was to use Hong Kong as a base to explore China and the potential for manufacturing art. During his stay at MakerBay, Mr Harada was initiated to 3D design with HTC Vive, 3D photogrammetry, 3D design and modifications, 3D printing. He traveled to Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Taiwan to establish working relations with art factories to work with steel, bronze, fiberglass, wood, stone, glass, ceramics and more. In this talk, he will share his voyage, the people he met,...

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Zika Hackathon #5

Hackathon HK Zika

Zika Hackathon #5

Time: May 17th, 19:00 - 21:00 Location: MakerBay Yau Tong or Central - TBC Facebook event: Link Price: Free, BYOB The summer is coming on this hemisphere and the first case of Zika was annouced in HK: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/health-environment/article/2090930/hong-kong-woman-who-travelled-south-america  A day after, the HK government reacted by posting a set of instructions of how to deal with ZIKA: http://www.chp.gov.hk/en/view_content/43086.html This year again, we should be prepared in case of Zika spreading in the region. For this reason, we are re-starting our Citizen Science program ZIKA Hackathon, a social gathering of concerned and pro-active citizens. We will be talking about the group progress, about...

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Hong Kong Hackaday at MakerBay

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Hong Kong Hackaday at MakerBay

https://hackaday.io/event/21158-hk-hackaday-world-create-day-meetup-makerbay Time: April 22th, 18:00 - 21:00 Location: MakerBay Yau Tong  Come out and join HK makers on Hackaday World Create Day and kick off the monthly Hackaday Meetups. Event Schedule: 6pm Meet and Greet7pm Show and Tell MakerBay also has some workshops scheduled for that day, you can find out more here: https://www.makerbay.org/pages/calendar This is the first monthly Hackaday Meetup in Hong Kong. Our plan is to rotate through all the makerspaces and labs so everyone can see how much our community has grown and the cool things that are going on. If you know a space we should...

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Hong Kong Mini MakerFaire 2017, at Poly U

MakerBay MakerFaire

Hong Kong Mini MakerFaire 2017, at Poly U

We really had a blast this year at the Hong Kong MakerFaire. MakerBay was presented in 8 booths and we had many interactive exhibits that thousands of visitors enjoyed. Special thanks to Pieter Franken and Ken Wong for the pictures. Great team work from the MakerBay team and volunteers - well done! MakerBay School In the future, robots and AI will become increasingly prevalent. What can humans do that robots cannot do? The current school system does not prepare Hong Kong students comprehensively for 21st century challenges and opportunities. Maker education / STEM education can be a great complement to...

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Talk: "Moth at large" JIm Des Rivieres, Apr 21

Conservation MakerBay Nature

Talk: "Moth at large" JIm Des Rivieres, Apr 21

The Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong and Macao, National Geographic and MakerBay invite you to a talk by Canadian artist Jim des Rivières describing his artistic and adventurous journey to bring moths to light, both metaphorically and physically. Illustrated with works from Jim’s Canadian moth series.Jim des Rivières’s photography (http://moths.ca/) connects the viewer with the hidden beauty all around us, which we only see when we take the time to look closely. Moths are a common part of our natural environment, but their nocturnal habits mean that they seldom come to our attention. Jim’s large high-resolution images of...

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