[NetBehaviour] Micro Maker Faire Wales: Call for Participants

marc garrett marc.garrett at furtherfield.org
Wed Sep 9 16:28:17 CEST 2009

Micro Maker Faire Wales: Call for Participants


May You Live in Interesting Times is looking for DIY enthusiasts,
makers, hackers, tinkerers, doers, crafters with a taste for the
technical to participate in our Micro Maker Faire Wales.

When: Friday 23 and Saturday 24 October 2009, 11am-4pm

Where: Chapter Arts Centre, Market Road, Cardiff CF5 1QE, Wales, UK

Participation: The Micro Maker Faire is part village fete and part
hands-on workshop. Confirmed participants include: The Amazing Rolo, Ele
Carpenter, Chipboard Project, Carolyn Ryves, Dorkbot Bristol, Holly
Davey and Richard Robinson, Kathy Hinde, Solarspin, Robert Bermingham,
Kosbo, Friispray and Cefn Hoile. Details about participants can be found
at http://www.mayyouliveininterestingtimes.org.uk/makersfaire.html

We are looking for a few more tinkerers to share in the fun.

The rules: please read these before you apply
- You need to be available on Friday 23 and Saturday 24 October 2009
- You need to bring with you any materials that you might need
- You need to staff the stall between 11am and 4pm
- You can sell your gizmos and gadgetry from the Faire and keep all the
- You must have an element of hands-on, participatory activity as part
of your stall ie visitors can make something, help build something with
you, engage with the technology, etc - it`s not just about selling -
sharing is key!
- You can charge visitors a small contribution towards parts / materials
if you are enabling them to make-their-own during the Faire.

How to apply: send us a link to your website or url to your work, and no
more than 250 words telling us what you would like to do at the Faire.

Deadline for proposals: Friday 18 September at 5pm
Notification: Tuesday 22 September

Further information: you can contact Lauren or Hannah on 029 2031 1050
or email admin at mayyouliveininterestingtimes.org.uk

May You Live in Interesting Times, Festival of Creative Technology,
Cardiff is a partnership between bloc: Creative Technology Wales and
Chapter. The 2009 festival programme has been developed in collaboration
with the British Council, Ffotogallery, Wales Arts International and 4iP.

The festival has been further supported by the following: Academi, Arts
Council of Wales, G39/WARP, iShed, Maker Faire, National Museum and
Galleries Wales, Safle, National Theatre Wales, University of Glamorgan,
University of Wales, Newport, and UnLtd.

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