In California, community biology laboratory BioCurious is a catalyst for innovation in biotechnology, where biohacking is accessible to anyone, from independent researchers and entrepreneurs to budding citizen scientists. Makery stopped in for a visit.
Published 14 October 2018 by Rüdiger Wassibauer
The 15th edition of Schmiede summer camp in Austria was held from August 29 to September 7. A cooperative prototyping festival mixing arts and maker culture.
Published 9 October 2018 by Erich Berger
From September 16-23, 30 artists, scientists, biohackers and ecologists explored the isolated region around the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station in northern Lapland.
Published 8 October 2018 by Uros Veber
The fourth edition of PIFcamp in the Slovenian Alps congregated this year around the neologist theme of “nerdture”. A hackfest of nature, technology, art and knowledge.
Published 11 September 2018 by Annick Rivoire
After an investor failed to follow through, the media in DIY mode that you have known and loved since 2014 must reinvent itself. Here’s why.
Published 24 July 2018 by Annick Rivoire
For the first time in France, on July 16-20, the FAB14 conference was held under the theme “fabricating resilience”. Will fablabs fill the gaps of our collapsing world?
Published 24 July 2018 by la rédaction
Pioneer makers and young graduates of the Fab Academy, veterans of FABX and novices of the international conference of fablabs, they all have one thing in common: they were at FAB14.
Published 24 July 2018 by Caroline Grellier
Last days in Benin for our material maker. Mission for upcycling waste from the cotton industry nearly wrapped up, project with the Atelier des Griots finalized. How time flies!
Published 24 July 2018 by Cherise Fong
Care to ride an elephant? Give it a second thought. In Thailand, several dedicated sanctuaries are rescuing elephants from the tourism industry and offering them retirement. Makery visited one.
Published 17 July 2018 by la rédaction
The Fab City network now includes 28 cities and regions worldwide. On July 11-13, Fab City Summit Paris mobilized a large international community, after embarking politicians and institutions.
Published 17 July 2018 by Elsa Ferreira
FAB14, the international meeting of fablabs and third part of an auspicious month of July for makers in France, is taking place in Toulouse from July 16-22. Makery is covering the event.
Published 17 July 2018 by Cherise Fong
Inspired by the Slovenian PIF Camp, the first Digital Naturalism Conference hosted more than 80 scientists, artists, hackers and makers on an island in Thailand from May 26 to July 8.
Published 11 July 2018 by la rédaction
As the Fab City Summit opened in Paris on July 11, Paris, Toulouse, Barcelona, Helsinki, Belo Horizonte, Groningen, Brest, the Fab City and various actors signed a Manifesto.
Published 10 July 2018 by Elsa Ferreira
The urbanist Thomas Ermacora is one of the speakers of the Fab City Summit. He explains why the future of cities is in the hands of a new generation of techno-creative people.
Published 10 July 2018 by Ewen Chardronnet
What has been happening in Brest, Brittany, since the city was certified Fab City one year ago? The week before the Fab City Summit and FAB14 opened in France, Makery investigated on site.
Published 3 July 2018 by Ewen Chardronnet
On June 29, the Mexican artist Nahum sent an interactive artwork to the International Space Station—a personal experience through a real-time manipulation protocol from Earth.
Published 3 July 2018 by Annick Rivoire
On July 11, before FAB14, the Fab City Summit begins. But what is the fabcity? We posed this question to co-organizers and architects Francesco Cingolani and Minh Man Nguyen.
Published 3 July 2018 by Rob La Frenais
From June 23-30 in Durban, South Africa, the digital festival Digifest welcomed the International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA). With a lot of discussions on the future of makerspaces.
Published 26 June 2018 by Elsa Ferreira
Produce locally, cheaply and favor the human factor? This is the challenge taken on by the workshop-store Unto This Last in London, pioneer of digital handcrafted furniture production.
Published 26 June 2018 by Elsa Ferreira
33 meters below ground level, Richard Ballard is growing his vegetables by hydroponic and vertical cultivation, supplied with renewable energy. A taste of the future.