[Lab] Fab Fair in the Fall
bordiermarion at sympatico.ca
Fri May 14 11:28:16 EDT 2010
The goup trip going to NYC is run by Yves Larocque. He teaches at the
Ottawa School of Art and is the owner of the company ICSCIS, a money-
profit business. check ICSCIS on Facebook.
or Artengine/members may want to charter their own bus for Nov 3,
Wed. to Nov 7, Sunday?
On 10-05-14, at 11:10, Ryan Stec wrote:
> Hey Andrew,
> The dates for Electric Fields are Wednesday November 3rd to Sunday
> November 7th, so it would be a nice stretch of time between now and
> Maybe this would be even more incentive to send a group of people to
> Maker Fair in NYC ;) I will ask around if any one knows of doing a
> rate thing. I think there is an NYC art trip out of the Ottawa
> School of
> Art maybe.
> I wondered about what it would be to have an official license on the
> Fair. I'm sure it would add some extra momentum to the whole thing.
> have to look into it, maybe if we could get another partner on board
> would make it easier.
>> On 2010-05-13, at 9:32 PM, Ryan Stec wrote:
>>> Was thinking these last few days about how to involve the Mod Lab in
>>> Electric Fields in the fall (EF is our festival of electronic art
>>> music), and was wondering what people thought of doing something
>>> like a
>>> Maker Fair for a single evening. It would be on the Wednesday and
>>> be upstairs at Arts Court in the theatre and studio (for those who
>>> to the Pecha Kucha it would be in the same place).
>>> Ideally it would be probably good to have a set number of tables and
>>> create a committee and submission process, but we could reserve a
>>> certain number of tables for a lottery to keep it open to chance.
>> Hey Ryan,
>> Has a date been set for EF? I don't see anything at
>> If it were some time in October then it could coincide with Halloween
>> animatronic construction activities.
>> Lindsay's TEDxKids event is Thursday, Sept. 16th so she and others
>> demoing my MakerBot) will likely be bogged down with last-minute prep
>> activities leading up to it.
>>> Be curious to know what people would think of this, especially
>>> those of
>>> you who have had the chance to attend a Maker Fair.
>> I haven't, but Sebastien should be able to fill us in on all the
>> when he returns+recovers from this weekend's MakerFaire in San
>> Also, Maker Faire NYC (see
>> http://makerfaire.com/newyork/2010/callformakers/) is the weekend
>> of Sept
>> 25-26. The more I think about it, the more I'm convincing myself
>> we could
>> round up enough people over the next three months to charter a
>> coach bus
>> for that road trip!
>> Logistics-wise, is that something ArtEngine has experience with?
>> If not
>> ArtEngine specifically, perhaps some of the other groups at Arts
>> (Ottawa Symphony Orchestra would be my best guess) can offer advice &
>> experience w.r.t. reliable bus lines (experienced with crossing the
>> Canada/US border), locating preferred hotels near the site
>> (http://www.nysci.org/), other per-person costs for budgeting (e.g.
>> insurance and/or liability coverage requirements), other Canada/US
>> border/embassy preparation activities, etc.
>> Having EF after Maker Faire NYC would allow for some extra knowledge
>> transfer to the local community. Maybe enough momentum will get
>> going for
>> a formal "Maker Faire Canada/Ontario/Ottawa" event in the not-too-
>> Think big or go home! ;-) Thoughts?
>> "The future is already here. It's just not very evenly
>> distributed" --
>> William Gibson
>> Me: http://clothbot.com/wiki/
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