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Talk: "Poetic Computation" by Zachary Lieberman, May 31st

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Talk: "Poetic Computation" by Zachary Lieberman, May 31st

It is an incredible privilege to have the impromptu visit of artist and coder, Zach Lieberman from the US in Hong Kong. For more than a decade he has been doing groundbreaking work merging arts and technologies. And you can get to see his latest work and meet him in person in the tiny MakerBay Central. Years ago, this work he did with his friends got me literally crying it was so good. I saw the Eyewriter for the first time in Ars Electronica, in Linz Austria in 2010. Just watch.  https://vimeo.com/6376466 A few months ago this other work of Zach popped...

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Talk: Emi Watanabe. April 3rd 2017

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Talk: Emi Watanabe. April 3rd 2017

In this exciting talk, Emi Watanabe will talk about her work as a nomadic designer, digital and monumental installation artist, satellite manufacturing and how she sent her work in outer space and more. This will be an intimate presentation at MakerBay Central in PMQ. After you get to know her work, you will be able to ask questions directly to Emi and hear about her latest project in the Canadian countryside.  Time: Monday, April 3rd 2017, 19:00 - 20:30 Location: MakerBay Central, at PMQ Unit H508 Price: Free Entrance Bio: Emi Watanabe is an industrial designer, with a Bachelor of Fine...

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Makers take the stage at Design Detour

Bio Ching Design Detour DIY Fiona Gert Grobler Lio Lunesu MakerBay PMQ

Makers take the stage at Design Detour

Fiona Ching, MakerBay Managing Director takes the stage to talk about MakerBay and how we can empower HK makers. Makerbay.org Lio Lunesu talks about his work, electronic culture, DimSumLab and the experience he has in the maker communities. His company: https://www.enuma.io/  Gert Grobler talks about HK DIY Bio and how being a maker, a designer is not restricted to furniture design, but biology and many new areas of knowledge are part of the design, technology and maker movement.  https://www.facebook.com/DIYBIOHongKong/      All photos are courtesy of Detour.hk #deTour2016 and #GameChanger

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MakerBay at Design Detour with "Retune / Relight / Remove"

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MakerBay at Design Detour with "Retune / Relight / Remove"

Repost from : http://detour.hk/2016/en/programme/retune-relight-remove/ Name of the work: "Retune / Relight / Remove" Location: Verandah H5D, Hollywood, PMQ Host: MakerBay, http://makerbay.org Artists: Cheuk Sze-Wing Chloe, http://chloecheuk.com and Cheuk Wing-Nam, http://www.evilagnivv.com      Instead of building monumental art pieces, both artists would like to challenge themselves to use e-waste to create and give new life to them with simple resources. Three types of devices, namely scanners, printers and radios, were taken apart. The core mechanisms to generate light (Relight), movement (Remove) and sound (Retune) are reused. “Relight” consists of light devices that give life to a painting. The movement of the light for...

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MakerBay Central sneak peek 1 minute tour

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MakerBay Central sneak peek 1 minute tour

https://youtu.be/1Gk28WcAG2Y We are very excited to get our new MakerBay branch ready for all of you! This is how the space will look like when the tables are in, at the opening the configuration will be a little different, so we wanted to make sure you'd get a short tour of the space. Long hours of work! Special thanks to BOSCH Hong Kong, our tool sponsor for MakerBay Central. We will shortly publish our tool list on the website. Please come check our new facility this Sunday Oct 23rd 2016, our launch party! There will be many interactive demos and a...

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