JANUARY 22 – 23
The weekend will be jam-packed with a tremendous range of activities led by the imaginative and resourceful artists, engineers and big thinkers. For the weekend’s ongoing big Project, kids will explore the artful science of perpetual motion with Kinetic Artist Joseph Herscher as they construct one of Herscher’s gravity-defying Rube Goldberg Machines. Attendees may also sign-up for one of the rotating slate of 45-minute workshops. Among the scheduled presenters and workshops: the Lockpicking Village by The Open Organisation Of Lockpickers (TOOOL); Light Painting and Bridge Building (Boston only) of Somerville, MA basedparts and crafts; the Snerko handwritten t-shirt making technique by Dan Rollman (Brooklyn only); Rhythm Maker Automatons by Eun Jung (EJ) Park, Game Control Switches by Susan Ngo, Mike Cohen and Zevensuy Rodriguez, the Flappet Shop by kinetic sculpture and art mechanic Steve Gerberich (Boston only), and an experiment in extreme drawing called ‘The Complicater’ led by Tom Bubul.