This year, the Ars Electronica festival celebrated its 40th anniversary in Linz, Austria. Makery was there, and this first report follows discussions around the “Soybean Futures” workshop at Stadtwerkstatt.
Published 5 August 2019 by Cherise Fong
A new exhibition in Tokyo spotlights the woolly mammoth—its genealogy, its fossils, its genome, its de-extinction. Panorama of the issues surrounding this extinct species of the Pleistocene.
Published 18 July 2019 by Dare Pejić
The two-week long No School in the French region of Burgundy, animated the sleepy center town of Nevers.
Published 21 June 2019 by Dare Pejić
At ”Garden the Sky Water”, an event organized from 12-15 June by Paris Region Arts&Sciences Chair, various disciplines discussed the burning issue of alternative water sources.
Published 9 June 2019 by Ewen Chardronnet
Representing Taiwan at the 58th Venice Biennale, artist Shu Lea Cheang tackles the issues of incarceration for sex crimes and the “digital prison” of our smart technologies.
Published 5 June 2019 by Rob La Frenais
Makery spoke to the organisers of the Train Camp that goes by train this week to the Green Culture festival in Montenegro.
Published 15 May 2019 by Ewen Chardronnet
At the 2019 Venice Biennale, whistleblowing artist Marko Peljhan’s System 317 calls attention to the rise of hypersonic weapons.
Published 6 May 2019 by Ludmila Postel
Listening to birdsong at sunrise around the world, for 24 hours. In Marseille, deletere and Locus Sonus hosted a Soundcamp within the grounds of a convent.
Published 29 April 2019 by Marie Albert
The new Science Gallery London presents “Spare Parts”, an exhibition about repairing the human body and manipulating living things, through May 12.
Published 15 April 2019 by Marie Albert
From March 30 to April 7, the art&tech STRP festival took over a former Philips factory in Eindhoven. Report from the 2019 edition, dedicated to exploring scenarios for a positive future.
Published 9 April 2019 by Ewen Chardronnet
In Paris, Centre Pompidou’s “Designing the Living” exhibition frames living matter as raw material for design. Makery went in to take a look.
Published 27 March 2019 by Rob La Frenais
On Sunday March 24th, a loose coalition of scientists, climate campaigners, churchgoers, anti-capitalist activists and makers arrived, symbolically in front of Paris’s Bourse.
Published 27 March 2019 by Dare Pejić
“Imagine Earth as a Planet to Discover” is the slogan of "Exoplanète Terre", an initiative examining the relationship between technology, environment, arts and sciences.
Published 11 March 2019 by Ewen Chardronnet
Makery participated in Mikrobiomik’s “Open Soil Research” workshop at the parisian Swiss Cultural Center to observe the microscopic biodiversity of soils.
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 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 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.