makers guild

The 'Makers Guild' is a maker space at Waag that connects craftsmanship, digital personal fabrication and biotechnology. The Makers Guild re-introduced manual, labour intensive craftsmanship as a supplement to the digital fabrication practices of the Fablab. It researches traditional crafts and combines them with digital fabrication.

 

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On December 15th, Waag's Open Wetlab evening will host master students from the VU University, who will organize three citizen dialogues about controversies related to the use of synthetic biology.

 

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On April 17th, 2014 our Makers Guild and Fablab Amsterdam will host a lunch presentation of the Kickstarter project MEG - and Open Source Indoor Greenhouse by Yradia from Milan.

 

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On 21 June 2013 we will launch the Makers Guild at the Waag in Amsterdam. The Makers Guild re-introduces manual, labour-intensive craftsmanship as a supplement to the digital fabrication practices of the Fablab. The Makers Guild is also the home of the Open Wetlab, a community laboratory for amateurs and professionals in design, art and science.

 

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Karien Vermeulen (Creative Learning Lab) will speak at the inspiration session 'Makerswereld & Makerspaces" in Leeuwarden on 22 September 2016.

 

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In Ectogenesis: Plant-Human Monsters, biologist and artist Špela Petrič (artist-in-residence at Waag) researches the possibility to create a hybrid organism between human and plant, using hormones as carriers of transgressing information. The artist developed her exhibition at the Open Wetlab of Waag. On 28 August (15-18.00 hrs), the opening of the exhibition will take place, including an interactive session.

 

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20-05-2014

Fab Night #2

Not interested in the World Cup? In June we experiment with an evening opening of the Fablab - on the Thursday nights of 5, 12, 19 and 26 June you can visit our Fablab at the Waag after work hours, use the machines or have a drink.

 

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20-05-2014

Fab Night #1

Geen zin in het WK? In juni experimenteren we met een avondopenstelling van het Fablab - op de donderdagavonden van 5, 12, 19 en 26 juni 2014 is het mogelijk om na werktijd ons Fablab in de Waag te bezoeken, van de machines gebruik te maken of wat te komen drinken.

 

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28-05-2013

Makers Guild

The Makers Guild connected craftsmanship, digital personal fabrication and biotechnology.

 

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The FAB6 Conference was held from 15-20 August at the Waag in Amsterdam and several locations in The Netherlands.