We make

Makers have an active and critical attitude towards their environment and technology. Through digital fabrication, knowledge sharing and open-source hardware, we are able to make (almost) everything. And if we can make everything, the question is no longer what we make, but how we make it.

 

With Make we discover technologies, hardware, production processes, materials and partnerships that must be accessible to the public. In our FabLab, TextileLab and Wetlab, there is room for artistic and experimental research and participation in the creative process. By hacking (living) material, learning by making yourself and collaboration with art and science, we involve citizens, artists and designers in innovation in the manufacturing and design industry. We spread the makers' mentality through workshops, academy programs and various local and international projects.

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    Open Design Lab
    01-09-2019
    27
    Feb
    FabLab Amsterdam is open to the public on Thursday afternoon (12:00-17:00 hrs).
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    Open Wetlab
    20-02-2020
    02
    Mar
    In relation to the STARTS Residencies program, Lucas Evers will represent Waag at the international symposium on art-science residencies, organised…
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    Open Wetlab
    20-02-2020
    19
    Mar
    Artists Anna Dumitriu and Alex May present their research and robotic works on what it might mean to share our cities, sidewalks, and transport…
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    TextileLab
    On the newly emerged Wadden island of Zaankogerland, historian Stientje Molenaar is researching worn and household textiles from after the Great…
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    TextileLab
    In collaboration with TextileLab Amsterdam, designer Charlotte Bakkenes researches the importance and reinterpretation of traditional crafts…
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    TextileLab
    REFLOW is a three year European research project into the flow of materials through our cities.