Are you interested in Hacking your Home's Electrical System? Or perhaps you would like to know about tools that could help make Dublin greener, more sustainable, with more open communities, or even make cycling in Dublin City safer? If so, then come allong to an open seminar at Science Gallery.
This seminar kick-offs a 17- day long, international workshop INTERACTIVOS?'12 DUBLIN: HACK THE CITY - CURRENT AND FUTURE NEEDS, where projects that address these issues among others will be collaboratively developed by diverse teams of artists, designers, makers, doers, gardeners, data nerds, hobbyists, citizen scientists, tech geeks, activists, edgy engineers and DIY urban planners with participants from all over the world.
Get an insight into this International collaborative experiment, with presentations from the Interactivos?'12 Dublin Advisers, Tim Redfern, Carolina García Cataño, John Lynch and Teresa Dillon (HACK THE CITY curator), as well as the project developers and collaborators who will work together on the following projects:
- Project 1: Open Energy: Hacking your Home's Electrical System
- Project 2: Cycling Safety Report System
- Project 3: Cocook Dublin Workshop Project
- Project 4: Mobile Cityscapes: crowdsourcing knowledge for a sustainable city
- Project 5: GuerrillaHuerta
- Project 6: Thank you for recycling
The INTERACTIVOS?'12 DUBLIN seminar and workshop have been developed and staged together with Medialab-Prado Madrid as part of Studiolab, a 3-year Europe-wide initiative that merges the artist's studio with the research lab. Funded by the European Commission Seventh Framework Programme in 2011, Studiolab is a network that provides a platform for creative projects that bridge divides between science, art and design.