City-Plants: HELLO PLANTS :) By Colectivo Electrobiota

6th November – 10th November
1pm – 5pm
Piksel Studio 207
Strandgaten 207

To sign in: Piksel17(at)piksel(dot)no with the subject Hello plants 🙂
Free entrance
No prior knowledge is required.
Age: 12- 17.
Number of participants: 15.

Hello Plants! Invites kids and families to an active and participative experience that merges art, electronics and nature. Using our imagination and creativity and learning about electronics, light, sound, robotics and hacking we will construct our own low tech interfaces that will help us to approach and explore different ways to understand and communicate with plants.

Hello Plants!
Merging art, nature and technology
Planting new friends: seeds, soil and plants.
Bioelectronics – Atoms, light, sound and plants.
New creatures in our garden! green energy and construction of solar robot.
Micro universes– DIY microscopy

The workshop
To approach to interspecies communication through art, technology and natue.
Know different examples of works and artist that approach and reflect on inter-species communication. -Know the characteristics and the organic and vital processes of plants. -Introduction to bio-­‐interaction and electronics. -DIY bioelectronics: build our own low tech devices to explore new ways to communicate with plants. -Learn about alternative and sustainable energies to experiment with solar robotic.
Introductions to diy microscopy hacking our cellphones. -Collectively perform a sound intervention with plants and our diy technologies.

This workshop is an intensive experience with 5 sessions of 3 hours dedicated to explore nature and learn about gardening, electronics and DIY technologies.
The workshop is open to kids and families interested in learning the creative use of technologies applied in art and technology.

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