Workshop #12 ~ Processing Sandpit, March 14th 2017

Exploration of the Processing programming language, starting from absolute basics. If you want to find out more about it you can download it here: https://processing.org/. We also used this set of tutorials because, frankly, they’re great: https://www.funprogramming.org/. After exploring the principles of

Workshop #12 ~ Processing Sandpit, March 14th 2017

Exploration of the Processing programming language, starting from absolute basics. If you want to find out more about it you can download it here: https://processing.org/. We also used this set of tutorials because, frankly, they’re great: https://www.funprogramming.org/. After exploring the principles of

PCA FabLab Visit, Feb 14th 2017

Visit to the Plymouth College of Art FabLab. Fabrication Labs have got all sorts of making facilities – Laser Cutters, 3D printers, Routers, 3D scanners. We visited the lab at Plymouth College of Art, got a tour of the facilities,

PCA FabLab Visit, Feb 14th 2017

Visit to the Plymouth College of Art FabLab. Fabrication Labs have got all sorts of making facilities – Laser Cutters, 3D printers, Routers, 3D scanners. We visited the lab at Plymouth College of Art, got a tour of the facilities,

Christmas Midioke Special! 13th December 2016

Midioke: an off-the-cuff suggestion made at the Hotwire Openjack night in November 2016, made real the very next month. Singing Karaoke to synth-pop tunes of the Yamaha PSS-595. Yes, you’re right – it’s a beauty. It turns out you can

Christmas Midioke Special! 13th December 2016

Midioke: an off-the-cuff suggestion made at the Hotwire Openjack night in November 2016, made real the very next month. Singing Karaoke to synth-pop tunes of the Yamaha PSS-595. Yes, you’re right – it’s a beauty. It turns out you can

Workshop #11 ~ OpenJack, 8th November 2016

 Fab openjack night. We provide mixing desk and speakers – you’re invited to bring any projects your’re working on – with a jack output – then plug-in and jam !

Workshop #11 ~ OpenJack, 8th November 2016

 Fab openjack night. We provide mixing desk and speakers – you’re invited to bring any projects your’re working on – with a jack output – then plug-in and jam !

Workshop #10 ~ Databending, 10th October 2016

 During this session we looked at Rosa Menkman’s Vernacular of File Formats, part glitch manifesto, part instructions into hacking header files to produce data-bent results. You can get some great results by saving images in the RAW file format, and

Workshop #10 ~ Databending, 10th October 2016

 During this session we looked at Rosa Menkman’s Vernacular of File Formats, part glitch manifesto, part instructions into hacking header files to produce data-bent results. You can get some great results by saving images in the RAW file format, and

Thinkering unSymposium – 18/06/16

This event explores the theme of t(h)inkering—a practice that brings together tinkering and thinking—in the contexts of living coding, hardware hacking, the maker movement, media archaeology and design. This unSymposium is made up of 3 workshops that will run simultaneously

Thinkering unSymposium – 18/06/16

This event explores the theme of t(h)inkering—a practice that brings together tinkering and thinking—in the contexts of living coding, hardware hacking, the maker movement, media archaeology and design. This unSymposium is made up of 3 workshops that will run simultaneously

WORKSHOP#9 ~~ Contact Mics + Hyrdophones – 13/10/15

This workshop built on from the field recording workshop (#8) as we began exploring the construction of those recording tools. Starting out from the simple creation of a contact microphone the group discussed various ways to appropriate the tool and

WORKSHOP#9 ~~ Contact Mics + Hyrdophones – 13/10/15

This workshop built on from the field recording workshop (#8) as we began exploring the construction of those recording tools. Starting out from the simple creation of a contact microphone the group discussed various ways to appropriate the tool and