On the eve of COP24 in Poland, the role of artists in thinking long-term about the future of the human species on this planet, alongside a new surge of scientist-led activism.
Published 12 November 2018 by la rédaction
The Laboratory Planet collective is currently studying systems theory, collective resilience and stories of regeneration. They develop their research hypotheses for Makery.
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 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 29 May 2018 by Caroline Grellier
In Benin, the Potemat laboratory brings together participative approach, DIY and maker spirit around the project of upcycling by-products of the cotton industry.
Published 15 May 2018 by Benjamin Pothier
The artist-researcher Benjamin Pothier attended recently a training for scientist-astronaut candidates in Connecticut. Here is the story.
Published 30 April 2018 by Raphaël Besson
The researcher Raphaël Besson investigates the Hive, a creative residence of thecamp in Aix-en-Provence (France), since September 2017. The time has come to present the prototypes of the first session.
Published 30 April 2018 by Alexis Rowell
Spring has finally arrived at The Big Raise, the (future) permaculture farm. Our trainee maker-farmers have loads to do: Windbreaks to plant, cuttings to nurture, fruit bushes to plant...
Published 24 April 2018 by Caroline Grellier
In order to upcycle by-products of the cotton industry in Benin, our maker is visiting factories, cotton farmers, getting familiar with the machines, experimenting in the lab…
Published 27 March 2018 by Raphaël Besson
The researcher Raphaël Besson investigates the creative residence of thecamp in Aix-en-Provence (France) since September 2017. In his second column, he explores the “Hive method”.
Published 13 March 2018 by Alexis Rowell
Our trainee maker-farmers want to start planting fruit trees on their land next winter, but first they need to know how healthy their soil is with the help from a special kind of doctor.
Published 13 March 2018 by Raphaël Besson
Since its opening in September 2017, Raphaël Besson observes The Hive of thecamp, the international creativity residence of the innovation campus in Aix-en-Provence (France).
Published 6 March 2018 by Caroline Grellier
Off to Benin. Following her return to university, our maker is moving from principles to practice with a project on upcycling residues from the cotton sector.
Published 13 February 2018 by Alexis Rowell
Théo Champagnat et Jean-Noël Gertz grow mushrooms in a disused underground car park. We sent our future maker-farmers on the first official visit of the only organic farm in Paris.
Published 6 February 2018 by Benjamin Pothier
Mars, the Earth and the Moon joined by the magic of an image… The artist-researcher Benjamin Pothier tells us about this space art performance from Dwingeloo radio telescope.
Published 23 January 2018 by Alexis Rowell
The long-term aim of Alexis and Blanche is to produce energy from sources on their permaculture farm: biomass, sun, geothermal. Here is their energy strategy interim plan.
Published 27 November 2017 by Caroline Grellier
Resuming her studies, changing her plans facing African political hazards… Our bio-sourced material agency project leader is learning to juggle.
Published 21 November 2017 by Alexis Rowell
In order to make his microfarm a reality, Alexis trained in permaculture at the Norman farm of Bec Hellouin. He took the opportunity to interview his founders, Perrine and Charles Hervé-Gruyer.