In Elsinore, Denmark, artists, designers, technologists and creatives alike gathered from 18th to 22nd of August for the Catch “Soft Circuits” summer camp, led by creative technologist, writer and artist Mirabelle Jones.
Published 1 September 2020 by Rob La Frenais
After Palermo in 2018, Manifesta organises its thirteen edition in Marseille, in the context of a year marked by Covid-19. For the first time organised in France, Manifesta will last until November 29.
Published 12 August 2020 by Dare Pejić
At this year’s PIFcamp, Ljubljana-based artist Tilen Sepič worked side-by-side with artist Luka Frelih, also a programmer and head of Ljudmila, Art and Science Laboratory.
Published 11 August 2020 by Cherise Fong
As the 6th edition of PIFcamp basked in Soča, Slovenia on August 2-8, 2020, Andrew Quitmeyer gave an online workshop from his Dinalab in Gamboa, Panama to build an interactive ant farm.
Published 4 August 2020
Now launching on Kickstarter, a new book shows how forgotten energy patents of the past can propel us into the future by showcasing prototypes of overlooked inventions that are well worth revisiting.
Published 23 July 2020 by Cherise Fong
This year, the 2020 iGEM synthetic biology competition is teaming up with the open collaborative platform JOGL to tackle the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals on a global roadmap toward 2030.
Published 23 July 2020 by Ewen Chardronnet
Days after the lockdown began in France, makers and software entrepreneurs in the region of Nantes began to design an open source ventilator: MakAir.
Published 21 July 2020 by Elsa Ferreira
After hard science, soft science. Just One Giant Lab (JOGL), an online collaborative open science laboratory, accompanies social and citizen projects seeking to improve communal quality of life.
Published 29 June 2020 by Cherise Fong
While big data grabs headlines, individual citizen scientists are quietly using wearable technologies to track their own symptoms, monitor their health and gain insight into themselves.
Published 24 June 2020 by Rob La Frenais
Dasha Ilina recently got an honorary mention at Ars Electronica for her faux corporation offering therapy for those constantly on their phones, the ‘Center For Technological Pain’.
Published 22 June 2020 by Enrico Bassi
Mobilized Italian makers showed the way for makers around the world. Enrico Bassi of Opendot fablab in Milan, specialized in open healthcare, tells the story.
Published 18 June 2020 by Hugues Aubin
Three regional networks spanning Brittany, France and West Africa have partnered with local health, research and corporate organizations to provide African fablabs with machines and consumables.
Published 17 June 2020 by Cesar Garcia Saez
Co-founder of Makerspace Madrid, Cesar Garcia Saez comes back to the mobilization of the makers during the Covid-19 pandemic in Spain.
Published 2 June 2020 by Elsa Ferreira
100 hours: the time it took the team at University College London, assisted by Mercedes’s Formula 1 department, to develop the first prototype of a CPAP device.
Published 27 May 2020 by Rob La Frenais
The recently published 'Art as We Don’t Know It' catalogue showcases art and research that has grown and flourished within the wider network of both the Bioart Society and Aalto University's Biofilia lab in Finland during the previous decade. Review.
Published 22 May 2020 by Cherise Fong
If JOGL’s OpenCovid19 Initiative came out of a crisis, the collaborations that are forming among its members prove that this online platform is much more than a flash mob. What does the data say?
Published 20 May 2020 by Elsa Ferreira
In the UK, DIY problem-solving makers and open-source engineers, in collaboration with clinical teams, are contributing their technical expertise to the collective response against Covid-19.
Published 11 May 2020 by Elsa Ferreira
Can an inter-communal alliance solve the problem of test shortages? Just One Giant Lab (JOGL) pools skills to explore an experimental yet promising diagnostic technique: LAMP.
Published 10 May 2020 by Ewen Chardronnet
In Paris, a citizen collective is working to produce an emergency medical ventilator that is open source, low-cost and easy to reproduce.
Published 8 May 2020 by Rob La Frenais
The independent curator and critic Rob La Frenais runs the "Future of Transportation" group on Facebook. New chronicle about mobility after the lockdown.