Past Meetup

Dorkbot #93 "people doing strange things with electricity..." since 2001

This Meetup is past

26 people went

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(for maximum flexibility, let's meet in the venue - ie Jay Mews entrance, Darwin Building SW7 2EU - Dave and Tony will probably either be in the lecture theatre or just outside with some sort of Meetup sign, see you then!)

Free entry, no registration required - there's a cafe for refreshments or bring your own!

With short talks (each <20 min) and demos from...

==== Charlotte Jarvis ====

Charlotte is an artist who collaborates with scientists. She has put on solo shows andp erformances across Europe and the UK and has been Resident artist at a number of scientific institutions, including the European Bioinformatics Institute, The Netherlands Proteomics Centre and the Hubrecht Institute. Charlotte teaches at the Royal College of Art and Imperial College. She is an exoplanet obsessive, lover of space opera and collector of GMO body parts.

At Dorkbot Charlotte will be talking about making the first piece of music to be recorded onto DNA (and blowing bubbles with it), and growing her own in vitro tumour (and failing to eat it).

==== Simon Katan ====

Simon Katan presents Conditional Love, an interactive performance for laptop and all of your smart phones. This ongoing project, funded by the Austrian Science Board (?), is a personal reflection on narcissism and social media - more information here. Simon is a digital artist and lecturer in Creative Computing at Goldsmiths.

==== Emilie Giles ====

Emilie will discuss her PhD work around working with blind and visually impaired people using e-textiles. She has been exploring how participants connect personal memories and associations to the specific textures of textiles and how this can be used to create a soft, interactive object.

==== Dani Clode ====

The Third Thumb Project is an exploration of prosthetics through human extension. It enables a better understanding of controlling and connecting prosthetic technology to the body through a hands on experience.

Dani Clode is a product designer and maker from New Zealand, living in London and currently in the final year of a Design Products MA at the Royal College of Art.

==== Open dorks/demos: ====

None yet..(&...perhaps you?)

The Royal College of Art, Kensington campus, Darwin Building, room FB03 (Basement Lecture Theatre)