Creativity & Cognition Workshop: Hacking the Body

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HACKING THE BODY: WORKSHOP ON CRAFTING PERFORMANCE & DIGITAL ART WITH ELECTRONIC DEVICES, June 17th, Sydney, Australia
with Camille Baker and Kate Sicchio

Participants will be introduced to the basics of soft circuitry, some basic electronics, Arduino software, programming, and reading a sensor. At the end of the day they will have a functioning interactive sensor, which they can sew onto a garment, bag or cushion cover.

Maximum number of participants is 15. Ages 15+ are welcome.

The anticipated participants include artists who are interested in DIY Maker activities and hardware ‘hacking’ for wearable electronic fashion, performers and choreographers, artists and the general public – all are invited to get involved.

NOTE: this is a beginner’s Lilypad / Arduino workshop – not for advanced users.

**This workshop registration includes materials, flora/lilypad to keep, and is sponsored by uts.edu.au and Yahoo! Labs

To Bring:

• Please bring your own fabrics and sewing supplies you’d like to use and a crochet hook or knitting needles.

• A piece of fancy fabric of your choice. It is best to use something non-stretchy and stiff, something like cotton or canvas.

• OR wool and a crochet hook

Optional:

• Laptop (participant are asked to please make sure they have installed the latest Arduino Software)

For more info contact camille@swampgirl67.net and to register please seehttp://cc13.creativityandcognition.com/?page_id=541