creative technology

Intuitive and curiosity-driven research by artists and designers. They know better than anyone that they must question technology in order to get to the bottom of things, overthrow sacred cows, stimulate imagination and fantasy, create unexpected connections, and—above all—search for meaning.

 

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Waag and the Old Church (Oude Kerk) in Amsterdam are experimenting with adding visual layers to the visitors' experience in the building.

 

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Waag is hosting an innovation lab in the field of heritage on 20 November 2015. Creating a better visitor experience: a day of inspiration, innovation and experimentation.

 

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This year the annual Ecsite conference will be held in Graz, Austria, and focuses on ‘colours of cooperation’. Under that theme, the meSch consortium will present the DIY tools they developed for creating smart exhibits. During this session, participants will explore scenarios for the use of smart objects in a museum/science centre environment. Speakers include Sheffield Hallam University, University of Stuttgart, Museon and Waag.

 

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Marleen Stikker (Waag) and Ad van Berlo (VanBerlo) will discuss in "A designer's approach to smart cities" during Border Sessions festival. How do they see peoples’ daily lives changed because of new developments; and in which direction do they think we are headed?

 

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A cross-over cooperation is a way of approaching social issues that require knowledge drawn from different felds. The new publication ‘Care for Design in Care’ describes the experiences of a diverse team with the cross-over project called FIT. The social issue to be tackled in this project concerns people living with dementia and how they can find suitable products and services that correspond to their needs for living independently at home.

 

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What if there is a power failure, or you are biking in the middle nowhere and you have to charge your cell phone? We have the perfect and simple DIY hack for you.

 

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Our colleagues at Tabakalera, the International Centre for Contemporary Culture of San Sebastián, have published the English version of From the Classroom to the Laboratory (Good Practices for Creating Education Laboratories) through its digital culture and technology laboratory (Hirikilabs).

 

Project
Using the topic of the self-driving car as a starting point, we explored the changing role of technology in our civic society.

 

Project

23-10-2016

Fabschoolino

Waag developed the Fabschoolino, a mini-computer you could solder together and program yourself.

 

Event
Aim of this seminar is a Danish-Dutch knowledge exchange in the field of digital innovation in museums, with an emphasis on the collaboration between museums, the creative industry and researchers. Danish and Dutch speakers from all three domains will be present at this seminar.

 

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The Sample Book made at Fablab Amsterdam includes samples of materials and new technologies to communicate the potentials to textile and fashion designers working at our Fablab.

 

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Jorn Dost talked to Neil Maiden about creativity as an export product, creativity in powerful short sessions and creativity within the project Collage.

 

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“Hack a Dutch Design!” is the invitation of Astrid van Roij-Lubsen to the Chinese students of Tongji University, department of Design & Innovation.

 

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Within many educational and research organisations so-called Creative Labs are used: work spaces or environments where creativity can be stimulated.

 

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During DEAF there is a focus on Smart textiles; Waag's Fablab stars will be present to debate and lead discussions and make you discover what we are working on. In our Fablab we are daily involved in new inventions combining textile and digital fabrication - you get the opportunity to see these and meet the makers.

 

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The Cinegrid Studio was temporarily established at the Waag as a space for the production, transfer and viewing of 4K audiovisual material.

 

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StoryBOX facilitates game-based language learning.

 

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Between 2003 to 2009, three series of Sentient Creatures lectures were organized by Waag and Canadian artist Graham Smith.

 

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This project aimed to make available all the unexpected and unknown cultural and historical information on location, by using geographical data.