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Sustainable Textile and Fashion journey from Brooklyn, Oslo, Stockholm, and Paris

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Sustainable Textile and Fashion journey from Brooklyn, Oslo, Stockholm, and Paris

When people talk about the maker movement, they generally think about robots, electronics, and nerdy engineers at the MakerFaire. MakerBay is a makerspace focused on social and environmental impact so we are interested in what people make that have a social and environmental impact. And it turns out “The clothing industry is the second largest polluter in the world...second only to oil,”. So as makers interested in sustainability, we cannot overlook this area of making. Get dizzy with numbers if you desire.    In Hong Kong, the topic of textile is relevant today. "The textiles industry – comprising spinning, weaving, knitting, and...

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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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