We had an a fantastic and chaotic session this month with the amazing Blanca Regina and Matthias Kispert who ran one of their Material Studies workshops for us. They describe it as "the spontaneous explorations of the sound within matter" and that's exactly what it turned out to be!
After two successful hacking sessions we've now decided to make these a permanent monthly fixture. From now on there'll be a hacking session on the second Sunday of every month starting at 19:30.
We had a great session this month, so much so that we've decided to make these sessions a permanent fixture every second Sunday of the month.
Hopefully see you there!
We had a fantastic session this month, with Charles Matthews, Tom Fox and Tasos Stamou showing their work or running workshops. There was our best crowd so far and it was great to see everyone joining in, having a great time and make plenty of racket on all the noise makers that were there. If you missed this one, you'll definitely want to catch the next in January which will be just as much fun!
After a bit of thought we've decided to try an experiment.
Our end-of-the-month sessions are turning more and more into workshops, so there's not really the opportunity to get any actual hacking done on our projects.
To address this we've decided to have 'Hacking Sessions' on the second Sunday of each month which will be a chance for you guys to bring your own projects along and work on them. This'll hopefully give us all a bit more of a chance to get help from each other and make progress on our projects.
We had another great session this month with some new members and hackoustic stalwarts making all sorts of racket and mess in the hackspace. We ran workshops on the Epsilonograph and diddley bow making as well as messing around with nail violins, capacitative sensor MIDI controllers and and a new automated glockenspiel.
With an estimated 28,000 people through the doors of Tate Modern, 8,000 people more than a usual Saturday in July, the Turbine Festival 2015 is by far the largest and most successful event we’ve ever participated in. We had so much fun meeting people of all ages, and sharing with them our fascination in sound through weird and wonderful …