[Noisebridge-discuss] Saturday: Show your cool projects at YBCA!

Mitch Altman maltman23 at hotmail.com
Tue Sep 30 20:30:29 UTC 2014


Anyone have a cool project you wanna show at YBCA Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, downtown?
 
Noisebridge has a couple of big tables.  It would be great to have a few projects to show off.
 
I'll be there teaching soldering to anyone who likes, and I'll also have a pile of stuff to make throwies.  Rikke will be showing an RGB lit-up hood headlamp.  Anyone else want to join us?  Please email me.
 
Best,
Mitch.
 
 
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> From: maltman23 at hotmail.com
> To: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
> Subject: Show your cool projects at YBCA!
> Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:40:24 -0700
> 
> I just spoke with the organizer of Open City / Art City at YBCA, which is Saturday, 4-October.
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> They asked me to have a Noisebridge table there, and I agreed.
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> We'll get a large table as part of "DiscoTech", with a lot of AC outlets, and anyone who wants to can show off their cool project there.  The project can be any kind of tech or art or craft.  I'll bring a bunch of LEDs and batteries and magnets for making Throwies, as well as some simple kits for learning to solder.  If someone wants to bring a 3D printer to show off, that'd be cool.  If someone wants to bring a painting, or wearable item, that would be cool.  Whatever you think would be cool -- would be cool!
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> The event is from 11am to 3pm on Saturday 4-Oct.  We can start setup at 10am.
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> Please email me if you're interested.
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> Here's more info that I was sent:
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> I am excited to get in touch with you on behalf of YBCA and the Market 
> Street Prototyping Festival Team! We are currently in the process of 
> planning a DiscoTech event on Saturday, October 4th (11:00am-3:00pm) at 
> the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts as part of the Open City / Art City 
> Festival<http://ybca.org/open-city-art-city>. We would love to give 
> Noisebridge the chance to be represented at this event, and to play an 
> active role in it!
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> A "DiscoTech" (Discovering Technology) is a community-based, 
> community-organized, multimedia workshop and fair. At a DiscoTech, 
> participants learn more about the impacts and possibilities of 
> technology, and take part in fun, interactive and media-based 
> workshops. DiscoTech workshops are designed to demystify technology and 
> create a space where we can inform and engage our community. Our goal 
> for this DiscoTech is to provide participants an opportunity to learn 
> new skills and form creative collaborations, which will inspire future 
> projects for the Market Street Prototyping 
> Festival<http://marketstreetprototyping.org/> in April 2015, where up 
> to 50 artists will be granted $2,000 toward a project of their own 
> design! 
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> 
> We'd be honored if you or other members of Noisebridge would be willing 
> to host a table/booth as a "Station Manager" for this DiscoTech 
> event. A Station is similar to a table at a science fair - each station 
> focuses on a unique drop-in activity that can be easily shared with 
> anyone, helping to demystify a technology, fabrication technique, or 
> urban prototype. You'd also be welcome to showcase art or prototypes as 
> a part of your station! It would be inspiring for attendees to be able 
> to see a successful end product, in addition to the activity that you'd 
> be presenting. 
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> Best,
> 
> Mitch. 		 	   		  
 		 	   		  
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