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Digital Design Weekend

Wed 19 Jul 3600 - Thu 01 Jan 1970


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Ages 16+


Free (booking may be required)


Digital Design Weekend


Digital Design Weekend

An exciting citywide event in partnership with Exeter College and the Met Office. Where art and science meet, anything could happen.

Launch Event
Introduction to the forthcoming event, meeting of participants and introduction of all the exciting challenges for the upcoming weekend.This will be followed by a talk from local artists and scientists. There will also be an opportunity for a post talk panel discussion.
Friday 17th October 6-8pm

Beaufort Hair
Experience for yourself the different levels of windspeed on the Beaufort Wind Scale and then add your drawing to our washing line or wonderwall of all the activities going on today.
Saturday 10am-5pm

Conversations Project
Come and have a conversation with a scientist. Ask a question or chat about weather or climate in an informal setting in the Phoenix Cafe. Your conversation will be recorded by an artist in some way and displayed in the corridor gallery space at the Phoenix.
Saturday 10am-5pm

Aurora Wearable:design a spacesuit or print a badge.
What would you like your spacesuit to look like? Using the templates provided to design your own creation. Alternatively you can create a badge to be transferred onto a t-shirt.(a charge will be set for the t-shirt)
Saturday 10am-5pm

Arduino Workshop
Have fun and be creative with electronics come and explore the wonderful world of Arduino, coding and making things work. Arduino is an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. It’s ideal for giving inspiration for interactive projects.
Saturday 10am-1pm

Music Machines
What does a webpage sound like?  We will be using Raspberry Pi computers, python code and midi sound modules to convert data from webpages into music.  The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that enables people of all ages to explore computing, and to learn how to program in languages like Scratch and Python. It has the ability to interact with the outside world, and has been used in a wide array of digital maker projects, from music machines and parent detectors to weather stations and tweeting birdhouses with infra-red cameras.  If you have a midi module, keyboard or USB interface please bring it / them along.
Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10 – 1pm*
* please confirm with the Box Office on Saturday before 6pm if you are intending to attend on Sunday

Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-5pm




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