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Open Call for Contributions, Volunteers and Artist for PetShop 2016

From: Luke B.
Sent on: Monday, June 13, 2016 4:03 PM

Dear WetLab people,

From July 21st to August 13th the Waag Society will be opening the worlds first microbial PetShop in the heart of Amsterdam.

https://www.waag.org/en/project/pet-shop

https://www.petshop.bio

We will be located at the Schatjes Gallery, 10 minutes walk away from the Nieuwmarkt.

https://www.schatjesamsterdam.com

Address:

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 119 – Souterrain

1012EN, Amsterdam

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Want to help out?

We have three very exciting workshops taking place at the pop up PetShop and to make them run smoothly we need your helping hands, expertise and enthusiasm! Do you want to be a part of this? Please send an email to [address removed]

Here is the list of workshops that you could get involved in:

Petshop workshop #1

Home grown bio paper and ink

Wednesday July 27th 2016

19:30 - 22:30

Petshop workshop #2

Algae super Foods

Wednesday August 3rd 2016

19:30 - 22:30

Petshop workshop #3

Catch your pets in the wild

Wednesday August 10th 2016

19:30 -22:30

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On two Tuesday evenings from[masked], Waag societies open Wetlab evening will be transported from its regular location at the Waag building on Nieuwmarkt to the PetShop pop-up store. Again we need a few volunteers to help out with these Wetlab evenings:

Open Wetlab #1

Open wetlab moves to petshop!

Tuesday 26th July

18:00 - 22:00

Open Wetlab #2

Open wetlab moves to petshop!

Tuesday August 2nd

18:00 - 22:00

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Art and Design Contributions

As part of the concept for this PetShop pop up store we will be holding an exhibition of projects at the intersection of art, design, technology and science which deal with microbiology specifically. We are calling all Wetlab members and enthusiasts to submit their microbial projects to be included in this exhibition.

Projects may be exhibited in any form, they may be physical objects, live experiments, documentation of previous work, working prototypes, wearable items etc.

If you are interested in exhibiting your work please send an email to [address removed] which should include:

-A description of your project in 200 words or less.

-Photographic documentation of the work in question.

-A brief outline of the works dimensions, form and technical requirements if applicable.

The deadline for this open call is June 27. Once your application is made we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Best Wishes,

Luke Boorman,

Waag Society

 

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